Meaning of Jerusalem cricket

Jeru'salem crick'et

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a large, nocturnal, wingless, long-horned grasshopper, Stenopelmatus fuscus, occuring chiefly in loose soil and sand along the Pacific coast of the U.S. Also called
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