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orthopteran

or·thop·ter·an

orthopteran

pronunciation:
or thap t ran [or] or thap t rn
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of a large order of plant-eating insects, including crickets, grasshoppers, and cockroaches, that have hard leathery forewings and membranous hind wings.
derivation: orthopterous (adj.)
Word Parts
The word orthopteran contains the following parts:
ortho Greek root that means straight, vertical, perpendicular; correct
pter, ptero, pteryg, pteryx Greek root that means wing, fin