grasshopper warbler
Cricket Crick"et (kr?k"?t), n. [OE. criket, OF. crequet, criquet; prob. of German origin, and akin to E. creak; cf. D. kriek a cricket. See {Creak}.] (Zo["o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus {Gryllus}, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings. [1913 Webster]

Note: The common European cricket is {Gryllus domesticus}; the common large black crickets of America are {Gryllus niger}, {Gryllus neglectus}, and others. [1913 Webster]

{Balm cricket}. See under {Balm}.

{Cricket bird}, a small European bird ({Silvia locustella}); -- called also {grasshopper warbler}.

{Cricket frog}, a small American tree frog ({Acris gryllus}); -- so called from its chirping. [1913 Webster]


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