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Insectipedia: Orthoptera

Meaning: From the Latin ortho (straight) and Greek pteron (wings), an order of insects with long leather-like forewings and strong hind legs for jumping
Pronunciation: or-THOP-ter-a
Alternative Pronunciation: orth-OP-ter-a


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