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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts [syn: orthopterous insect, orthopteron, orthopteran]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin Orthoptera Date: circa 1842 any of an order (Orthoptera) of insects (as crickets and grasshoppers) characterized by biting mouthparts, two pairs of wings or none, enlarged hind femurs, and an incomplete metamorphosis orthopteran adjective orthopterist noun orthopteroid noun or adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any insect of the order Orthoptera, with straight narrow forewings, and hind legs modified for jumping etc., including grasshoppers and crickets. Derivatives: orthopterous adj. Etymology: ORTHO- + Gk pteros wing

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Orthopteran Or*thop"ter*an, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Orthoptera.



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