Australian plague locust

noun

Definition of Australian plague locust

: a very destructive large migratory grasshopper (Chortoicetes terminifera) of the southern parts of Australia also : a smaller form (Austroicetes cruciata) of similar habits

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“Australian plague locust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Australian%20plague%20locust. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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