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 United States.

Origin of Jerusalem cricket

1
An Americanism dating back to 1945–50

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