short-horned grasshopper

noun
\ ˈshȯrt-ˌhȯrn(d)- How to pronounce short-horned grasshopper (audio) \

Definition of short-horned grasshopper

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

First Known Use of short-horned grasshopper

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Short-horned grasshopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short-horned%20grasshopper. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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