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red–legged grasshopper

noun

Definition of red–legged grasshopper

  1. :  a widely distributed and sometimes highly destructive small North American grasshopper (Melanoplus femur-rubrum) with red hind legs —called also red-legged locust



1867

First Known Use of red–legged grasshopper

1867


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