Definition of Acrididae
1. Noun. Short-horned grasshoppers; true locusts.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Order Orthoptera, Orthoptera
Member holonyms: Acridid, Short-horned Grasshopper, Genus Locusta, Locusta, Genus Melanoplus, Melanoplus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrididae
Literary usage of Acrididae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Introduction to Zoology: A Guide to the Study of Animals ; for the Use of by Charles Benedict Davenport, Gertrude Anna Crotty Davenport (1902)
"... spindling 1 The following key will aid in determining the four principal American subfamilies of the acrididae : — ai. Feet without a claw-pad. ..."