Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An English name of Acheta (or Gryllus) campestris, one of the most noisy of all the crickets, larger but rarer than the house-cricket. It frequents hot, sandy districts, in which it burrows to the depth of from 6 to 12 inches, and sits at the mouth of the hole watching for prey, which consists of insects. See cut under
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) a large European cricket (Gryllus campestric), remarkable for its loud notes.
- n. common American black cricket; attacks crops and also enters dwellings
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