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Toad spittle
Toad Toad, n. [OE. tode, tade, AS. t[=a]die, t[=a]dige; of unknown origin. Cf. Tadpole.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of batrachians belonging to the genus Bufo and allied genera, especially those of the family Bufonid[ae]. Toads are generally terrestrial in their habits except during the breeding season, when they seek the water. Most of the species burrow beneath the earth in the daytime and come forth to feed on insects at night. Most toads have a rough, warty skin in which are glands that secrete an acrid fluid. Note: The common toad (Bufo vulgaris) and the natterjack are familiar European species. The common American toad (B. lentiginosus) is similar to the European toad, but is less warty and is more active, moving chiefly by leaping. Obstetrical toad. (Zo["o]l.) See under Obstetrical. Surinam toad. (Zo["o]l.) See Pita. Toad lizard (Zo["o]l.), a horned toad. Toad pipe (Bot.), a hollow-stemmed plant (Equisetum limosum) growing in muddy places. --Dr. Prior. Toad rush (Bot.), a low-growing kind of rush (Juncus bufonius). Toad snatcher (Zo["o]l.), the reed bunting. [Prov. Eng.] Toad spittle. (Zo["o]l.) See Cuckoo spit, under Cuckoo. Tree toad. (Zo["o]l.) See under Tree.
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Cuckoo Cuck"oo (k??k"??), n. [OE. coccou, cukkow, F. coucou, prob. of imitative origin; cf. L. cuculus, Gr. ????, Skr. k?ki?a, G. kuckuk, D. koekoek.] (Zo["o]l.) A bird belonging to Cuculus, Coccyzus, and several allied genera, of many species. Note: The European cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) builds no nest of its own, but lays its eggs in the nests of other birds, to be hatched by them. The American yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus Americanus) and the black-billed cuckoo (C. erythrophthalmus) build their own nests. Cuckoo bee (Zool.), a bee, parasitic in the larval stage in the nests of other bees, feeding either upon their food or larvae. They belong to the genera Nomada, Melecta, Epeolus, and others. Cuckoo clock, a clock so constructed that at the time for striking it gives forth sounds resembling the cry of the cuckoo. Cuckoo dove (Zo["o]l.), a long-tailed pigeon of the genus Macropygia. Many species inhabit the East Indies. Cuckoo fish (Zo["o]l.), the European red gurnard (Trigla cuculus). The name probably alludes to the sound that it utters. Cuckoo falcon (Zo["o]l.), any falcon of the genus Baza. The genus inhabits Africa and the East Indies. Cuckoo maid (Zo["o]l.), the wryneck; -- called also cuckoo mate. Cuckoo ray (Zo["o]l.), a British ray (Raia miraletus). Cuckoo spit, or Cuckoo spittle. (a) A frothy secretion found upon plants, exuded by the larvae of certain insects, for concealment; -- called also toad spittle and frog spit. (b) (Zo["o]l.) A small hemipterous insect, the larva of which, living on grass and the leaves of plants, exudes this secretion. The insects belong to Aphrophora, Helochara, and allied genera. Ground cuckoo, the chaparral cock.

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- their foam as cuckoo spit, frog spit, or snake spit. This characteristic spittle production is ****ociated with the unusual trait of xylem feeding. Whereas...
- Kerstin Spittler (born 16 December 1963) is a retired East German rower who won a gold and a silver medal in the coxed four boat cl**** at the world championships...
- at the White House, covered its floor with pools and rivulets of their spittle. An observant traveller in the South in 1865 said that in his belief seven-tenths...
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Carvalho C, Webb M (2005). "Cercopid Spittle Bugs of the New World (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cercopidae)". Pensoft...
- Lucia Toader (née Sauca; 30 September 1960 – December 2013) was a Romanian rower. She won an Olympic silver medal in the women's eight in 1984 and world...
- spit glows in the dark and hardens once it leaves their mouths. Dwarf spittle is also a sedative, as seen in the fifth book, and is used to ward off...
- wings. Flesh-Eating Slug – A garden slug-like creature with corrosive spittle. Flobberworm – A 10-inch toothless brown worm. Ghoul – A creature that...
- Bolvanta-Bragança and I'm a Catholic Brahmin from Goa. That infidel lick-spittle of the British, that toad, that nanoid Negritic Nirad Chaudhuri who calls Goans half-caste...
- who won a world title in the coxed four in 1985, together with Kerstin Spittler, Carola Lichey, Steffi Götzelt and Daniela Neunast. In October 1986, she...
- (Kerstin Spittler, Jutta Abromeit, Steffi Götzelt, Carola Lichey, cox Daniela Neunast) 1986: (Doina Bălan, Marioara Trașcă, Chira Stoean, Lucia Toader, cox...
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