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grass·hop·per

 (grăs′hŏp′ər)
n.
1. Any of numerous orthopteran insects, chiefly of the suborder Caelifera, characteristically having long, powerful hind legs adapted for jumping.
2. A light, usually unarmed airplane used for liaison and scouting.
3. A cocktail consisting of crème de menthe, crème de cacao, and cream.

grasshopper

(ˈɡrɑːsˌhɒpə)
n
1. (Animals) any orthopterous insect of the families Acrididae (short-horned grasshoppers) and Tettigoniidae (long-horned grasshoppers), typically terrestrial, feeding on plants, and producing a ticking sound by rubbing the hind legs against the leathery forewings. See also locust1, katydid
2. knee-high to a grasshopper informal very young or very small
3. (Cookery) an iced cocktail of equal parts of crème de menthe, crème de cacao, and cream
4. (modifier) unable to concentrate on any one subject for long: a grasshopper mind.

grass•hop•per

(ˈgræsˌhɒp ər, ˈgrɑs-)

n.
1. any of numerous plant-eating orthopterous insects of the families Acrididae and Tettigoniidae, having enlarged upper hind legs adapted for leaping.
2. a cocktail of light cream, crème de menthe, and crème de cacao.

grass·hop·per

(grăs′hŏp′ər)
Any of numerous large insects typically having two pairs of wings and long hind legs for jumping. Grasshoppers feed on plants and can be very destructive to plants. They are closely related to cockroaches, crickets, and praying mantises.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grasshopper - terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leapinggrasshopper - terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping
orthopteran, orthopteron, orthopterous insect - any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
acridid, short-horned grasshopper - grasshopper with short antennae
long-horned grasshopper, tettigoniid - grasshoppers with long threadlike antennae and well-developed stridulating organs on the forewings of the male
2.grasshopper - a cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao)
creme de menthe - sweet green or white mint-flavored liqueur
cocktail - a short mixed drink
Translations
kobylkakobylka luční
græshoppe
heinäsirkka
skakavac
szöcske
engispretta
イナゴ
메뚜기
lúčny koník
kobilica
gräshoppa
ตั๊กแตน
châu chấu

grasshopper

[ˈgrɑːsˌhɒpəʳ] Nsaltamontes m inv, chapulín m (Mex, CAm)

grasshopper

[ˈgrɑːshɒpər] nsauterelle f

grasshopper

[ˈgrɑːsˌhɒpəʳ] ncavalletta

grass

(graːs) noun
1. the green plant which covers fields, garden lawns etc.
2. any species of grass, including also corn and bamboo. He studies grasses.
3. (slang) marijuana.
ˈgrassy adjective
a grassy bank/slope.
ˈgrasshopper noun
a type of insect which jumps and which makes a noise by rubbing its wings.
ˈgrassland noun
land covered with grass, used as pasture for animals.

grasshopper

جُنْدُب kobylka luční græshoppe Heuschrecke ακρίδα grillo, saltamontes heinäsirkka sauterelle skakavac cavalletta イナゴ 메뚜기 sprinkhaan gresshoppe konik polny gafanhoto кузнечик gräshoppa ตั๊กแตน çekirge châu chấu 蚱蜢
References in periodicals archive ?
Estudio faunistico y ecologico de los Caelifera (Orthoptera, Insecta) de la Sierra Del Taibilla (Albacete).
Los resultados experimentales de estos autores sugieren que ante el proceso de fragmentacion de su habitat, las poblaciones de ortopteros del suborden Ensifera estan mas propensas a experimentar extinciones locales, mientras que las del suborden Caelifera mantienen, en apariencia, invariable sus valores de densidad.
Considerable taxonomic work has been done on Caelifera of Pakistan (Ahmed, 1980; Wagan, 1990, 2008; Wagan and Naheed, 1997; Yousaf, 1996; Sultana and Wagan, 2012, Sultana et al.
The Order Orthoptera is divided into two extant suborders, Caelifera and Ensifera.
The generic name Arminda is preoccupied by Arminda Krauss 1892 (Orthoptera, Caelifera, Catantopidae) (Krauss 1892: 168).
1820 (Orthoptera, Caelifera, Eumastacoidea, Proscopiidae) in Central America, with description of a new species.
Taxon LF EF M MS S C Caelifera Acridoidea Acridomorpha Acrididae Gomphocerinae Chrysochraon dispar (Germar, 1834) pra m-hyg 3 37 13 43 Euchorthippus declivus (Brisout de Barneville, 1848) gra ther 1 2 Euthystira brachyptera (Ocskay 1826) pra mes 28 28 29 14 Chorthippus biguttulus (Linnaeus, 1758) pra m-ther 4 8 Chorthippus brunneus (Thunberg, 1815) pra m-ther 6 10 8 1 Chorthippus dorsatus (Zetterstedt, 1821) pra mes 24 6 16 2 Chorthippus oschei Helversen 1986 pra mes 3 3 1 1 Chorthippus sp.
This includes 45 species belonging to the Orthoptera sub-order Caelifera (grasshoppers, grouse locusts, and pygmy mole crickets), as well as 46 species belonging to the suborder Ensifera (camel, cave, mole, true crickets, and katydids).
On the presence of concealed genitalic structures in female Caelifera (Insecta: Orthoptera) Trans.