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cricket1

crick·et1

cricket1

 
pronunciation:
krI kiht
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of various insects that are similar to grasshoppers in having long antennae and great leaping ability, the male of which produces a shrill chirp by rubbing its front wings together.
 
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Cricket1 comes from criquer, an early French word that means "to creak."
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