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1. A foamlike aggregation of small aquatic plants, such as green algae, on the surface of a pond. Also called frog spittle.
2. See cuckoo spit.
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1. (Zoology) another name for cuckoo spit
2. (Plants) a foamy mass of threadlike green algae floating on ponds
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1. any of various freshwater green algae that form into floating mats studded with air bubbles.
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