plural -s
: one of the immature wingless young of a southern African locust (Locustana pardalina) which migrate in huge devastating swarms

Word History


Afrikaans, literally, pedestrian, from Middle Dutch, from voet foot + ganger walker, from ganc act of going, walk; akin to Old English fōt foot and to Old High German gang act of going

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“Voetganger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voetganger. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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