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any of a family (Cercopidae) of small, leaping homopteran insects whose nymphs produce white frothy masses on plants
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Any of various leaping, homopterous insects of the family Cercopidae, the nymphs of which form frothy masses of liquid on plant stems. Also called froghopper, spittle insect.