orthopteran definition

  • noun:
    • An insect for the order Orthoptera, characterized by creased membranous hind wings covered by slim leathery forewings and mouthparts which can be adapted for chewing. Bugs of the order are the locusts, cockroaches, crickets, and grasshoppers.
    • some of numerous bugs of the purchase Orthoptera
    • one of many Orthoptera.
    • An insect of order Orthoptera.
    • any of different insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
  • others:
    • Same as orthopterous.

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