Jerusalem cricket

noun

Definition of Jerusalem cricket

: a large-headed burrowing nocturnal orthopteran insect (Stenopelmatus fuscus) of the southwestern U.S.

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First Known Use of Jerusalem cricket

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Jerusalem cricket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jerusalem%20cricket. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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