Definition of grasshopper in English:

grasshopper

Syllabification: grass·hop·per
Pronunciation: /ˈgrasˌhäpər
 
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noun

  • A plant-eating insect with long hind legs that are used for jumping and for producing a chirping sound. It frequents grassy places and low vegetation.
    • Family Acrididae, order Orthoptera: many genera
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    • A woodchat's prey is mainly insects, beetles, damsel flies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, wasps and bees.
    • Aphids, grasshoppers, and gall wasps appear in the Cretaceous, as well as termites and ants in the later part of this period.
    • Even wild insects such as roasted grasshoppers, flying termites, and caterpillar skins are enjoyed as snacks.

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