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long-horned grasshopper

or longhorn grasshopper

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noun

any of numerous insects of the family Tettigoniidae, having long, threadlike antennae and well-developed stridulating organs on the forewings of the male.

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Also called tettigoniid.
Compare katydid.

Origin of long-horned grasshopper

First recorded in 1890–95

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