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mole cricket Syllabification: mole crick·et
Pronunciation: /mōl ˈkrikit/

Definition of mole cricket in English:


A large burrowing nocturnal cricket with broad forelegs, the female of which lays her eggs in an underground nest and guards the young.
Example sentences
  • The prairie mole cricket, Gryllotalpa major, is the largest North American cricket.
  • Other animals and plants such as the mole cricket and marsh gentian, which are suited to wetter heaths, may suffer as their habitat dries out in the summer.
  • Earwigs are amazing, under-appreciated insects that can devouring mole crickets and eat up to fifty chinch bugs a night!
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