spittle definition by Webster's New World
- saliva; spit
- the frothy secretion of larval spittlebugs
Origin: earlier spettle ; from Middle English spetil ; from Old English spætl, variant, variety of spatl: for Indo-European base see spew
spittle definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Spit; saliva.
- The frothy liquid secreted by spittlebugs.
Origin: Middle English spitel, alteration (influenced by spit1) of spatel, from Old English spātl.
spittle - Medical Definition