Definition of Spittlebugs

1. Noun. (plural of spittlebug) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spittlebugs

1. spittlebug [n] - See also: spittlebug

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spittlebugs

spitting
spitting-cobra
spitting cobra
spitting cobras
spitting distance
spitting distances
spitting image
spitting images
spitting snake
spitting spider
spitting spiders
spittings
spittle
spittle insect
spittlebug
spittlebugs (current term)
spittles
spittly
spittoon
spittoons
spitty
spitwad
spitwads
spitz
spitz dog
spitzer
spitzers
spitzes
spiv
spiveries

Literary usage of Spittlebugs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Amazonia by Nigel J. H. Smith (1995)
"spittlebugs feed on the grass sap, thereby withering the pasture and allowing ... spittlebugs forced ranchers to seek alternative grasses in order to recoup ..."

2. Fragile Lives in Fragile Ecosystems: Proceedings of the International Rice by International Rice Research Institute (1995)
"Number of arthropods in sweep-net samples * * Stalk-eyed flies ns Grasshoppers ns Leafhoppers/spittlebugs " Leaf beetles 20 40 80 Plant age (days) 60 100 ..."

3. An Overview of Upland Rice Research: Proceedings of the 1982 Bouake, Ivory by International Rice Research Institute (1984)
"... stink bugs, and spittlebugs. 1. It was noted that little scientific research on insect pests of upland rice in all the three continents has been ..."

4. Organic Lies: Misconceptions of the United States Organic Act in America and by Mary Choate (2007)
"... whitefly, plant bugs, sawfly larvae, psyllids, spittlebugs, and phylloxera. Unfortunately, it is also toxic to bees and other "beneficial" insects, ..."

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