long-horned grasshopper

or longhorn grasshopper


noun

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

Words nearby long-horned grasshopper

Compare katydid.

Origin of long-horned grasshopper

First recorded in 1890–95
Also called tettigoniid.
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