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Groundhopper vs. Grasshopper — What's the Difference?

Groundhopper vs. Grasshopper — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Groundhopper and Grasshopper

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Groundhopper

A small insect, of the genus Tetrix, similar to a grasshopper.

Grasshopper

Grasshoppers are a group of insects belonging to the suborder Caelifera. They are among what is probably the most ancient living group of chewing herbivorous insects, dating back to the early Triassic around 250 million years ago.

Groundhopper

One who engages in groundhopping, the hobby of attending sports matches at as many different stadiums or grounds as possible.

Grasshopper

Any of numerous orthopteran insects, chiefly of the suborder Caelifera, characteristically having long, powerful hind legs adapted for jumping.

Grasshopper

A light, usually unarmed airplane used for liaison and scouting.
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Grasshopper

A cocktail consisting of crème de menthe, crème de cacao, and cream.

Grasshopper

A mostly herbivorous insect of the order Orthoptera, noted for its ability to jump long distances and for the habit of some species communicating by stridulation; they are related to but distinct from crickets.

Grasshopper

In the strict sense, refers to insects in the suborder Caelifera, particularly those in the family Acrididae.

Grasshopper

In a looser sense, also includes the katydids (also known as longhorned grasshoppers or bush crickets), which are members of the family Tettigoniidae, of the suborder Ensifera.

Grasshopper

A cocktail made with crème de menthe and optionally with crème de cacao.

Grasshopper

(figuratively) A young student in initial stages of training who has been chosen on account of their obvious talent.

Grasshopper

(musical instrument) In ordinary square or upright pianos of London make, the escapement lever or jack, so made that it can be taken out and replaced with the key.

Grasshopper

Any jumping, orthopterous insect, of the families Acrididæ and Locustidæ, having large hind legs adapted for leaping, and chewing mouth parts. The species and genera are very numerous and some are very destructive to crops. The former family includes the Western grasshopper or locust (Caloptenus spretus), noted for the great extent of its ravages in the region beyond the Mississippi. In the Eastern United States the red-legged (Caloptenus femurrubrum and C. atlanis) are closely related species, but their ravages are less important. They are closely related to the migratory locusts of the Old World. See Locust.

Grasshopper

In ordinary square or upright pianos of London make, the escapement lever or jack, so made that it can be taken out and replaced with the key; - called also the hopper.

Grasshopper

An antipersonnel mine that jumps from the ground to body height when activated, and explodes, hurling metal fragments over a wide area.

Grasshopper

A mixed alcoholic beverage containing crème de menthe, light cream, and sometimes crème de cacao. The name comes from its light green color.

Grasshopper

Terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping

Grasshopper

A cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao)

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