katydid katydid  /ˈkeɪ ti ˌdɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) large green long-horned grasshopper of North America; males produce shrill sounds by rubbing together special organs on the forewings

Usage(s):

  1. Most persistent katydid note is for a liberalism which she defines as "a type of mind, a kind of spirit and a sort of behavior, the basis of which is an enormous respect for .
  2. Some words Carol knows: lemonade, candy, ice, cream, lollypop, cigar, cigaret, tobacco, pants, pajamas, locust, katydid, Mae West, come, up, see, me, some, time, buzz, rhumba .
  3. Gnome is where her heart is, especially when spoofing flowers, inch-worms and swishy ballet masters, or imitating a katydid rubbing its legs (Splendor in the Grass).

News

  • ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Reducing katydid numbers

    Katydids live on trees, bushes or grasses, often matching the appearance of their surroundings. Their predators are bats, birds and snakes.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Weatherford Democrat

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