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- n. Any insect of the order Orthoptera
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An orthopterous insect; an orthopteran or orthopteron; any member of the Orthoptera.
- n. A form of dirigible flying-machine or aërodrome, heavier than the air it displaces and using no gas-bag, in which the motor supplying the energy to lift and move the machine acts directly to produce motion in the desired direction.
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- n. heavier-than-air craft that is propelled by the flapping of wings
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