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Jerusalem cricket

noun
1.
a large, nocturnal, wingless, long-horned grasshopper, Stenopelmatus fuscus, occuring chiefly in loose soil and sand along the Pacific coast of the U.S.
Also called sand cricket.
Origin of Jerusalem cricket
1945-1950
An Americanism dating back to 1945-50
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