orthopteron


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Noun1.orthopteron - any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthpartsorthopteron - any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
insect - small air-breathing arthropod
order Orthoptera, Orthoptera - grasshoppers and locusts; crickets
grasshopper, hopper - terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping
cricket - leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together