Locust vs. Cricket

Locust vs. Cricket — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Locust and Cricket

Locustnoun

Any of various short-horned grasshoppers that sometimes migrate in immense swarms, devouring vegetation and crops.

Cricketnoun

Any of various orthopteran insects of the family Gryllidae, having long antennae and legs adapted for leaping. The males of many species produce a shrill chirping sound by rubbing the front wings together.

Locustnoun

A cicada, especially a periodical cicada.

Cricketnoun

(Sports) An outdoor game played with bats, a ball, and wickets by two teams of 11 players each.

Locustnoun

Any of several trees of the pea family bearing long pods, especially the black locust, honey locust, and carob.

Cricketnoun

Good sportsmanship and fair conduct

It's not cricket to cheat at cards.
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Locustnoun

The wood of any of these trees.

Cricketnoun

A small wooden footstool.

Locustnoun

Any of the grasshoppers, usually swarming, in the family Acrididae that are very destructive to crops and other vegetation.

Cricketnoun

A ridged structure made of two adjoining triangular pieces covered with flashing or roofing material and built at the upper intersection of a roof and chimney to divert water and prevent the accumulation of snow and debris. Also called saddle.

Locustnoun

especially, the migratory locust (Locusta migratoria)

Cricketverb

To play the game of cricket.

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Locustnoun

(Schistocerca americana) (does not swarm)

Cricketnoun

An insect in the order Orthoptera, especially family Gryllidae, that makes a chirping sound by rubbing its wing casings against combs on its hind legs.

Locustnoun

(Chortoicetes terminifera)

Cricketnoun

In the form crickets: absolute silence; no communication.

Locustnoun

(Nomadacris succincta)

Cricketnoun

A wooden footstool.

Locustnoun

(Locustana pardalina)

Cricketnoun

A signalling device used by soldiers in hostile territory to identify themselves to a friendly in low visibility conditions.

Locustnoun

(Schistocerca gregaria)

Cricketnoun

A relatively small area of a roof constructed to divert water from a horizontal intersection of the roof with a chimney, wall, expansion joint or other projection.

Locustnoun

(Calliptamus italicus)

Cricketnoun

(sports) A game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England and many Commonwealth countries.

Locustnoun

(Dociostaurus maroccanus)

Cricketnoun

An act that is fair and sportsmanlike, derived from the sport.

That player's foul wasn't cricket!

Locustnoun

(Nomadacris septemfasciata)

Cricketverb

To play the game of cricket.

Locustnoun

(Melanoplus spretus) – extinct

Cricketnoun

leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together

Locustnoun

(Austracris guttulosa) - Australia

Cricketnoun

a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

Locustnoun

(Anacridium spp.)

Cricketverb

play cricket

Locustnoun

A locust tree.

Locustverb

(intransitive) To come in a swarm.

Locustnoun

migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae

Locustnoun

hardwood from any of various locust trees

Locustnoun

any of various hard-wooded trees of the family Leguminosae