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orthopteran

[awr-thop-ter-uh n] /ɔrˈθɒp tər ən/
adjective
noun
2.
an orthopterous insect.
Origin of orthopteran
1895-1900
1895-1900; < New Latin Orthopter(a) (see orthopteron) + -an
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  • When the small one is behind the V, the group has the appearance of an orthopteran "accessory."

    Studies in Spermatogenesis Nettie Maria Stevens
British Dictionary definitions for orthopteran

orthopteran

/ɔːˈθɒptərən/
noun (pl) -terans
1.
Also orthopteron, (pl) -tera (-tərə). any orthopterous insect
adjective
2.
another word for orthopterous
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