plural noun
Te·​trig·​i·​dae | \ -jəˌdē \

Definition of Tetrigidae

: a family of saltatorial insects (order Orthoptera) comprising the grouse locusts and having the pronotum greatly lengthened

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History and Etymology for Tetrigidae

New Latin, from Tetrig-, Tetrix, type genus + -idae

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“Tetrigidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tetrigidae. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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