orthopteron

[awr-thop-tuh-ron, -ter-uh n]

noun, plural or·thop·ter·a [awr-thop-ter-uh] /ɔrˈθɒp tər ə/.

an orthopterous insect.

Origin of orthopteron

1875–80; < New Latin, singular of Orthoptera name of the order. See orthopterous
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