Translation of katydid in Spanish:


saltamontes, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkeɪdiˌdɪd/ /ˈkeɪtɪdɪd/

Definition of saltamontes in Spanish


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    saltamontes masculine
    • Members of the grasshopper family, including crickets, locusts, and katydids, hear with small disks near one of the front leg joints.
    • From every quarter throbbed peepers and katydids and locusts.
    • That winter, the night we built our first big fire, we also hatched out about a million katydids, or as some folk call them, camel crickets.
    • Short-winged female meadow katydids discriminate among tremulation signals of males to choose a larger male, even in the absence of a signalling male.
    • It is a mournful silence, broken only by the eternal singing of the katydids.