long-horned grass hopper

long-horned grasshopper

noun
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:
1890–95

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long-horned grasshopper

noun
grasshoppers with long threadlike antennae and well-developed stridulating organs on the forewings of the male 
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