noun Chor·toi·ce·tes \ˌkȯrˌtȯiˈsētēz, ˌkȯrtəˈs-\

Definition of Chortoicetes

  1. :  a genus of grasshoppers including a very destructive Australian migratory plague grasshopper (C. terminifera)

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Origin and Etymology of chortoicetes

New Latin, from Greek chortos pasturage, grass, enclosure + oikētēs dweller, from oikos house — more at yard, vicinity

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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