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gryllid

[ gril-id ]
/ ˈgrɪl ɪd /
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noun

cricket1(def 1).

Nearby words

grushie, grutch, gruyere, gruyère, gryke, gryllid, grylloblattid, gryphon, gryposis, grysbok, gräfenberg spot

Origin of gryllid

< New Latin Gryllidae the cricket family, equivalent to Gryll(us) a genus (Latin grillus cricket) + -idae -id2
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Examples from the Web for gryllid

  • The crickets (Gryllid) frequent, for the most part, moist situations.

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