Definition of conehead in English:


Line breaks: cone|head
Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊnhɛd/


A small bush cricket that is mostly active by day and sings for long periods without stopping.
  • Genus Conocephalus, family Tettigoniidae
More example sentences
  • Global warming is believed to have encouraged rosels and the long-winged conehead to build large populations.
  • The calls of these two cone-heads are distinctive from those of other bush-crickets.
  • Female fully winged forms can be readily separated from the Long-winged Cone-head by the shape of the ovipositor.

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