/awr thop"teuh ron', -teuhr euhn/, n., pl. orthoptera /-teuhr euh/.
an orthopterous insect.
[1875-80; < NL, sing. of Orthoptera name of the order. See ORTHOPTEROUS]

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  • Orthopteron — Or|thop|te|re, die; , n, Or|thọp|te|ron, das; s, ...pteren <meist Pl.> [zu griech. pterón = Flügel, nach der Stellung der Flügel] (Zool.): Insekt mit zum Kauen ausgebildeten Mundwerkzeugen, mehrgliedrigen Fühlern u. zwei Paar Flügeln;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • orthopteron — or·thop·ter·on …   English syllables

  • orthopteron — /ɔˈθɒptərɒn/ (say aw thoptuhron), / tərən/ (say tuhruhn) noun an orthopterous insect …   Australian English dictionary

  • Orthopteron — Or|tho|p|te|re, die; , n meist Plural, Or|thọ|p|te|ron, das; s, ...pteren meist Plural (Zoologie Geradflügler) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • orthopteron — noun any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts • Syn: ↑orthopterous insect, ↑orthopteran • Hypernyms: ↑insect • Hyponyms: ↑grasshopper, ↑hopper, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • orthopteran — n. any insect of the order Orthoptera, with straight narrow forewings, and hind legs modified for jumping etc., including grasshoppers and crickets. Derivatives: orthopterous adj. Etymology: ORTHO + Gk pteros wing * * * noun any of various… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • orthopteran — /awr thop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. orthopterous. n. 2. an orthopterous insect. [1895 1900; < NL Orthopter(a) (see ORTHOPTERON) + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   broadly, any member of one of four insect orders. Orthopteran has come to be regarded… …   Universalium

  • prot — prot; prot·actinium; prot·amine; prot·an·dric; prot·an·drous; prot·an·dry; prot·anomalous; prot·anomaly; prot·argentum; prot·a·sis; prot·axial; prot·axis; prot·e·les; prot·ephemerida; prot·ephem·er·oi·dea; prot·es·tan·cy; prot·es·tant·ish;… …   English syllables

  • protorthopteron — prot·orthopteron …   English syllables

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