Meaning of CRICKET in English


Any of various insects of the family Gryllidae (order Orthoptera). Crickets have long antennae and legs adapted for jumping. The males of many species stridulate by rubbing the front wings together. In this way they produce a characteristic shrill chirping sound.

English glossary of entomology and crop protection.      Английский глоссарий энтомологии и защиты растений.