Oecanthus

noun
Oe·​can·​thus | \ ēˈkan(t)thəs\

Definition of Oecanthus

: a genus of Orthoptera that includes the tree crickets

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History and Etymology for Oecanthus

New Latin, from ec- entry 2 + -anthus

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