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acridid

[ak-ri-did] /ˈæk rɪ dɪd/
noun
1.
locust (def 1).
Origin
< New Latin Acrididae. equivalent to Acrid(a) a genus of grasshoppers (< Greek akríd-, stem of akrís grasshopper + Latin -a -a2) + -idae -id2
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