from The Century Dictionary.
- Straight-winged; having wings that lie straight when folded; specifically, of or pertaining to the Orthoptera.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Orthoptera.
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- adjective zoology Of or pertaining to the
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Locusts are classified under the order of orthopterous insects of the family Acrydiidae, and are very closely related to grasshoppers.
An orthopterous insect that holds its arms as if in prayer.
Now, come, let us look at all of our orthopterous friends again, cockroaches first.
But I can tell you, we feel a little better acquainted with you orthopterous fellows than we did.