field cricket

noun

: any of several crickets of Gryllus and related genera
especially : a common American cricket (Acheta assimilis) sometimes destructive to crops

Word History

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of field cricket was in 1600

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“Field cricket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/field%20cricket. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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