from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of insects including the common crickets.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of crickets, as G. abreviatus, giving name to the family Gryllidæ: same as Acheta. See cut under Gryllidæ.


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