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cricket, crickets
The common name for many members of the Orthoptera or an order of insects including the grasshoppers, locusts, and crickets, having straight folded posterior wings, incomplete metamorphosis (change in animal form), and usually enlarged hind legs and stridulation organs which provide a shrill grating or chirping noise made by rubbing body parts together.
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(Greek: grasshopper, grasshoppers; locust, locusts; cricket, crickets)