Definition of Orthopteran

1. Noun. Any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts.

Exact synonyms: Orthopteron, Orthopterous Insect
Generic synonyms: Insect
Group relationships: Order Orthoptera, Orthoptera
Specialized synonyms: Grasshopper, Hopper, Cricket



Definition of Orthopteran

1. n. One of the Orthoptera.

Definition of Orthopteran

1. Noun. (zoology) Any of many insects of the order ''Orthoptera'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orthopteran

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Orthopteran

1. One of the Orthoptera. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Orthopteran Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthopteran

orthopod
orthopoda
orthopods
orthopositronium
orthopoxvirus
orthopoxviruses
orthoprax
orthopraxy
orthoprosthesis
orthopsychiatric
orthopsychiatrist
orthopsychiatrists
orthopsychiatry
orthopter
orthoptera
orthopteran (current term)
orthopterans
orthopterist
orthopterists
orthopteroid
orthopteroids
orthopteron
orthopterous
orthopterous insect
orthopters
orthoptic
orthoptics
orthoptist
orthopyroxene
orthopyroxenes

Literary usage of Orthopteran

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1. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1898)
"This group, in fact, forms the prevailing type of orthopteran life throughout its area, and is almost ..."

2. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1915)
"'13 The Mendelian Ratio in Relation to Certain orthopteran Chromosomes. Journ. Morph. ... ^05 The Chromosome Complex of orthopteran Spermatocytes. BIOL. ..."

3. The Kansas University Science Bulletin by University of Kansas (1902)
"These two proofs I consider incontrovertible so far as they apply to the orthopteran families studied. Paulmier judged the planes of the division by the ..."

4. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1900)
"The orthopteran, which is also more or less a primitive form, ... In this respect the young orthopteran is as much an embryo as the lepidopterous larva. ..."

5. Entomology, with Special Reference to Its Ecological Aspects by Justus Watson Folsom (1922)
"... but show the greatest departure from the primitive orthopteran type. Dermaptera, represented almost entirely by the family Forficulidae, ..."

6. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1901)
"But what else sang that way but an orthopteran? However, there was no time to lose, he was almost to the grass. I had nothing to put him in, but could not ..."

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