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long-horned grasshopper Syllabification: long-horned grass·hop·per

Definition of long-horned grasshopper in English:


An insect related to the grasshoppers, with very long antennae and a mainly carnivorous diet. Many kinds live among shrubby vegetation, active mainly at dusk and in the night.
  • Family Tettigoniidae: many genera
Example sentences
  • Trials undertaken in Papua-New Guinea recently, in which Strepsipterean parasites were released on palm oil plantations, successfully suppressed the crop's main pest, the long-horned grasshopper.
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