migratory grasshopper

migratory locust

noun
any of several locusts that migrate in great swarms, especially Locusta migratoria, of Africa and Asia.
Also called migratory grasshopper.


Origin:
1870–75

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migratory grasshopper

noun
serious pest of grain-growing and range areas of central and western United States 
migratory locust

noun
Old World locust that travels in vast swarms stripping large areas of vegetation 
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