1. orthopteran

noun. any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts.


  • orthopteron
  • grasshopper
  • insect
  • cricket
  • order Orthoptera
  • hopper
  • Orthoptera

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Sentences with orthopteran

1. Adjective
Insects with incomplete metamorphosis are grasshoppers and katydids of the orthopteran order.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The Jerusalem cricket is also an orthopteran.