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Grasshopper lobster

Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

   Note: The meadow or green grasshoppers belong to the
         {Locustid[ae]}. They have long antenn[ae], large
         ovipositors, and stridulating organs at the base of the
         wings in the male. The European great green grasshopper
         ({Locusta viridissima}) belongs to this family. The
         common American green species mostly belong to
         {Xiphidium}, {Orchelimum}, and {Conocephalus}.

   2. In ordinary square or upright pianos of London make, the
      escapement lever or jack, so made that it can be taken out
      and replaced with the key; -- called also the {hopper.}

   {Grasshopper engine}, a steam engine having a working beam
      with its fulcrum at one end, the steam cylinder at the
      other end, and the connecting rod at an intermediate

   {Grasshopper lobster} (Zo["o]l.) a young lobster. [Local, U.

   {Grasshopper warbler} (Zo["o]l.), cricket bird.
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