What is another word for spittle insect?

Pronunciation: [spˈɪtə͡l ˈɪnsɛkt] (IPA)

The spittle insect, also known as the froghopper or cuckoo spit insect, is a common sight in gardens and fields. Despite its unpleasant name, these insects are harmless and play an important role in the ecosystem. They belong to the family Cercopidae and are known for producing a frothy liquid that looks like spittle to protect themselves from predators. Some synonyms for the spittle insect include the nymph of the froghopper, foamy cuckoo spit insect, and spit bug. The appearance of these insects may vary depending on the species but they are easily recognizable by their characteristic spittle-like foam.

Synonyms for Spittle insect:

  • n.

  • Other relevant words:

    Other relevant words (noun):
    • homopteran
    • ,
    • homopterous insect
    • .

What are the hypernyms for Spittle insect?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Spittle insect?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for spittle insect (as nouns)

    • animal
      homopterous insect, homopteran.

What are the holonyms for Spittle insect?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

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