Acheta

noun
common house and field crickets
Syn: ↑genus Acheta
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Gryllidae, ↑family Gryllidae

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\\ˈakəd.ə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, male cicada, from Greek (Doric dialect) acheta, achetas (Greek ēcheta, ēchetēs), literally, chirping one, from acheta, achetas, adjective, shrill, chirping, from (Doric dialect) achein to sound, ring (Greek ēchein) — more at echo
: a genus of crickets including the common American house crickets and field crickets

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Achĕta — Achĕta, Insect, so v.w. Heimgrylle …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Acheta — Taxobox name = Acheta regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Orthoptera subordo = Ensifera superfamilia = Grylloidea familia = Gryllidae subfamilia = Gryllinae genus = Acheta genus authority = Linnaeus, 1758 subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • acheta — 3 p.s. Pas. acheter …   French Morphology and Phonetics

  • acheta — ach·e·ta …   English syllables

  • Acheta Domesticus — Grillon domestique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acheta domestica — Acheta domesticus Grillon domestique …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Acheta assimilis — noun common American black cricket; attacks crops and also enters dwellings • Syn: ↑field cricket • Hypernyms: ↑cricket • Member Holonyms: ↑Acheta, ↑genus Acheta …   Useful english dictionary

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