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orthopoda | orthopraxy | orthopristis | orthopristis chrysopterus | orthopter | orthoptera | orthopteran | orthopteron | orthopterous | orthopterous insect | orthoptic

orthoptera

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orthopteraprop. n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'orqo`s straight + feather, wing.].
     An order of mandibulate insects including grasshoppers, locusts, cockroaches, mantids, crickets, katydids, etc. See Illust. under Insect.  [1913 Webster]
    " The anterior wings are usually thickened and protect the membranous posterior wings, which are larger and fold longitudinally like a fan. They also have chewing mouth parts. The Orthoptera undergo no metamorphosis."  [1913 Webster]

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