katydid

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Onomatopoeic, from the sound it makes by stridulating.[1]

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katydid (plural katydids)

  1. A type of grasshopper, in the family Tettigoniidae.

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  1. ^ katydid” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.