orthopteran

noun
or·thop·ter·an | \ ȯr-ˈthäp-tə-rən \

Definition of orthopteran 

: any of an order (Orthoptera) of insects (such as crickets and grasshoppers) characterized by biting mouthparts, two pairs of wings or none, enlarged hind femurs, and an incomplete metamorphosis

Other words from orthopteran

orthopteran adjective
orthopterist \ȯr-ˈthäp-tə-rist \ noun
orthopteroid \ȯr-ˈthäp-tə-ˌrȯid \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of orthopteran

circa 1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for orthopteran

New Latin Orthoptera

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The first known use of orthopteran was circa 1842

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