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acridid

[ ak-ri-did ]
/ ˈæk rɪ dɪd /
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noun
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Origin of acridid

<New Latin Acrididae. equivalent to Acrid(a) a genus of grasshoppers (<Greek akríd-, stem of akrís grasshopper + Latin -a-a2) + -idae-id2
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