from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A genus of insects including the common crickets.


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