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orthopteron

[awr-thop-tuh-ron, -ter-uh n] /ɔrˈθɒp təˌrɒn, -tər ən/
noun, plural orthoptera
[awr-thop-ter-uh] /ɔrˈθɒp tər ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
an orthopterous insect.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Neo-Latin, singular of Orthoptera name of the order. See orthopterous
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