voetganger

noun voet·gang·er \ˈfütˌgäŋər\

Definition of voetganger

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of voetganger

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 — more at foot, gang


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