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tettigoniid

[ tet-i-goh-nee-id ]
/ ˌtɛt ɪˈgoʊ ni ɪd /
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noun
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Origin of tettigoniid

1920–25; <New Latin Tettigoniidae family name, equivalent to Tettigoni(a) genus name (formed on Greek tettīg-, stem of téttīx cicada) + -idae-id2

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