Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cricket of the genus Œcanthus. The snowy tree-cricket, Œ. niveus, of a delicate greenish-white color, often injures the raspberry by laying its eggs in the young shoots. See Œcanthus.

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Examples

  • Should the snowy tree-cricket become very abundant, it might cause much injury, chiefly by cutting off the leaves, as the ordinary cut-worm serves the stem of

    Success with Small Fruits

  • The shrill screech of a tree-cricket, breaking forth at that moment, hindered me from hearing the reply.

    The Wild Huntress Love in the Wilderness

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