red-legged grasshopper


red–legged grasshopper

noun

Definition of RED-LEGGED GRASSHOPPER

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

First Known Use of RED-LEGGED GRASSHOPPER

1867

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