plural noun Tet·ti·go·ni·idae

Definition of Tettigoniidae

  1. :  a large family of insects (order Orthoptera) having long slender antennae and four-segmented tarsi and comprising the long-horned grasshoppers

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Origin and Etymology of tettigoniidae

New Latin, from Tettigonia, type genus (from Latin tettigonia leafhopper, from Greek tettigonion, diminutive of tettig-, tettix cicada) + -idae

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