A large, long-legged, green or brown insect of the family Tettigoniidae, that typically makes a loud, chirping sound, especially at night.
The word katydid is derived from the sound that some species of the insect make during their calls, "katy-did, katy-didn"t".
- The katydid's loud chirping sound could be heard throughout the night.
- He caught a katydid and put it in a jar to show his children.
- The katydid's camouflage helps it blend in with the leaves of trees and bushes.
- The katydid's long back legs are adapted for jumping and flying.
- The katydid is a common sight and sound in the summertime in many parts of North America.
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