Definition of Sand cricket

1. Noun. Large wingless nocturnal grasshopper that burrows in loose soil along the Pacific coast of the United States.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Cricket

sand bar
sand bars
sand bath
sand berry
sand blackberry
sand bodies
sand boil
sand box
sand boxes
sand cast
sand cat
sand cats
sand cherry
sand crab
sand crack
sand cricket (current term)
sand dab
sand devil's claw
sand dollar
sand dollars
sand down
sand dropseed
sand dune
sand dunes
sand eel
sand flea
sand fleas
sand fly
sand grouse
sand hog

Literary usage of Sand cricket

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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"... laid out Windsor Park and Virginia Water. Consult Sandby, Thomas and Paul Sandby (1892). SAND-CRICKET. One of the long-horned grasshoppers of the family ..."

2. Oregon and California in 1848 by Jessy Quinn Thornton (1864)
"species of insect here in great numbers which was LOW to us, and which is known among the emigrants as the sand-cricket, from the circumstance of their ..."

3. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"... the "sand-cricket," a chromatic "clement x" appears in synapsis in the spermatocytes attached to an end of the ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"... laid out Windsor Park and Virginia Water. Consult Sandby, Thomas and Paul Sandby (1892). SAND-CRICKET. One of the long-horned grasshoppers of the family ..."

5. Oregon and California in 1848 by Jessy Quinn Thornton (1864)
"species of insect here in great numbers which was LOW to us, and which is known among the emigrants as the sand-cricket, from the circumstance of their ..."

6. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"... the "sand-cricket," a chromatic "clement x" appears in synapsis in the spermatocytes attached to an end of the ..."

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