family Acrididae

noun
short-horned grasshoppers; true locusts
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Orthoptera, ↑order Orthoptera

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  • Acrididae — noun short horned grasshoppers; true locusts • Syn: ↑family Acrididae, ↑Locustidae, ↑family Locustidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Orthoptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • grasshopper — /gras hop euhr, grahs /, n. 1. any of numerous herbivorous, orthopterous insects, esp. of the families Acrididae and Tettigoniidae, having the hind legs adapted for leaping and having chewing mouth parts, some species being highly destructive to… …   Universalium

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  • short-horned grasshopper — noun grasshopper with short antennae • Syn: ↑acridid • Hypernyms: ↑grasshopper, ↑hopper • Hyponyms: ↑locust • Member Holonyms: ↑Acrididae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Locustidae — noun short horned grasshoppers; true locusts • Syn: ↑Acrididae, ↑family Acrididae, ↑family Locustidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Orthoptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • locust — locustlike, adj. /loh keuhst/, n. 1. Also called acridid, short horned grasshopper. any of several grasshoppers of the family Acrididae, having short antennae and commonly migrating in swarms that strip the vegetation from large areas. 2. any of… …   Universalium

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