- n froghopper a variety of spittlebug
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n froghopper A homopterous insect of the family Cercopidæ, so called from the general shape of the body and the power of leaping. A common froghopper is the Aphrophora spumaria, whose larvæ are found on leaves, in closed in a frothy liquid, commonly called cuckoo-spit, cuckoo-spittle, frog-spit, or frog-spittle. Also called frog-fly, frog-clock, froth-fly, froth-insect, froth-worm.