large green long-horned grasshopper of North America; males produce shrill sounds by rubbing together special organs on the forewings
A type of grasshopper, scientific name Tettigoniidae.
a large, green, arboreal, orthopterous insect (Cyrtophyllus concavus) of the family Locustidae, common in the United States. The males have stridulating organs at the bases of the front wings. During the summer and autumn, in the evening, the males make a peculiar, loud, shrill sound, resembling the combination Katy-did, whence the name
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kā-ti-did′, n. an American insect akin to the grasshopper. [Imit. of its note.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A gossiping grasshopper who is always meddling in Katy's affairs.
The numerical value of katydid in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of katydid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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