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Katydid   /kˈeɪtidˌɪd/   Listen
Katydid

noun
1.
Large green long-horned grasshopper of North America; males produce shrill sounds by rubbing together special organs on the forewings.






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"Katydid" Quotes from Famous Books



... key, but the traveler gets the answer to the other when he passes a meat-dealer's shop in the town and sees spread on the stalls heaps of pitiably small starlings and sparrows and finches exposed for sale. An Italian will cook and eat anything he can kill that has wings on it, from a cassowary to a katydid. ...
— Europe Revised • Irvin S. Cobb



Words linked to "Katydid" :   Anabrus simplex, Microcentrum, tettigoniid, genus Microcentrum, long-horned grasshopper, mormon cricket



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