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English → English (WordNet) Definition: jumping bean jumping bean n : seed of Mexican shrubs of the genus Sebastiana containing the larva of a moth whose movements cause the bean to jerk or tumble [syn: jumping seed, Mexican jumping bean ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Jumping bean Jumping \Jump"ing\, p. a. & vb. n. of Jump, to leap. [1913 Webster] Jumping bean, a seed of a Mexican Euphorbia, containing the larva of a moth (Carpocapsa saltitans). The larva by its sudden movements causes the seed to roll to roll and jump about. Jumping deer (Zo["o]l.), a South African rodent (Pedetes Caffer ), allied to the jerboa. Jumping louse (Zo["o]l.), any of the numerous species of plant lice belonging to the family Psyllid[ae], several of which are injurious to fruit trees. Jumping mouse (Zo["o]l.), North American mouse (Zapus Hudsonius ), having a long tail and large hind legs. It is noted for its jumping powers. Called also kangaroo mouse . Jumping mullet (Zo["o]l.), gray mullet. Jumping shrew (Zo["o]l.), any African insectivore of the genus Macroscelides. They are allied to the shrews, but have large hind legs adapted for jumping. Jumping spider (Zo["o]l.), spider of the genus Salticus and other related genera; one of the Saltigrad[ae]; -- so called because it leaps upon its prey. [1913 Webster]


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