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Noun: Orthoptera
  1. Grasshoppers and locusts; crickets
    - order Orthoptera
Noun: orthopteron (orthoptera)  or'thóp-tu,rón
  1. Any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
    - orthopterous insect, orthopteran

Type of: animal order, insect

Part of: class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta

Encyclopedia: Orthoptera