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long-horned grasshopper

noun
1.
any of numerous insects of the family Tettigoniidae, having long, threadlike antennae and well-developed stridulating organs on the forewings of the male.
Also, longhorn grasshopper.
Also called tettigoniid.
Compare katydid.
Origin of long-horned grasshopper
1890-1895
1890-95
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