saliva; spit.
Entomology. the frothy secretion exuded by spittlebugs.

1470–80; blend of Middle English spit (noun) (see spit1) and spetil, Old English spǣtl, variant of spātl saliva

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spittle (ˈspɪtəl)
1.  the fluid secreted in the mouth; saliva or spit
2.  cuckoo spit, Also called: frog spit the frothy substance secreted on plants by the larvae of certain froghoppers
[Old English spǣtl saliva; see spit1]

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Word Origin & History

1481, "saliva, spit," probably an alteration (by influence of spit (v.)) of O.E. spætl, spatl, from P.Gmc. *spætlan, related to O.E. spætan "to spit."
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Medical Dictionary

spittle spit·tle (spĭt'l)
Spit; saliva.

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Example sentences
The problem is spittle, which has recently been flying in all directions.
Back that ill-informed truck up and let me kick this post into high spittle.
Oh, the snark that flew and more than one screen had to have the spittle and
  venom removed.
There's another warping convulsion, and spittle sails from his mouth.
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