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tettigoniid

[tet-i-goh-nee-id]
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noun
  1. long-horned grasshopper.

Origin of tettigoniid

1920–25; < New Latin Tettigoniidae family name, equivalent to Tettigoni(a) genus name (formed on Greek tettīg-, stem of téttīx cicada) + -idae -id2
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