short-horned grasshopper

noun

: any of a family (Acrididae) of grasshoppers with short antennae

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of short-horned grasshopper was in 1868

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“Short-horned grasshopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short-horned%20grasshopper. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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short-horned grasshopper

noun
ˌshȯrt-ˌhȯrn(d)-
: any of a family of grasshoppers with short antennae

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