plant hoppers: lantern flies
Syn: ↑family Fulgoridae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Homoptera, ↑suborder Homoptera
Member Meronyms: ↑lantern fly, ↑lantern-fly

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\\fu̇lˈgȯrəˌdē, ˌfəl-\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Fulgora, type genus + -idae
: a family of chiefly tropical often grotesquely formed plant-feeding insects (superfamily Fulguroidea) that have the beak obviously arising from the base of the head and the ocelli near or below the eyes — see lantern fly

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