HyperDic: cicada

English > 1 sense of the word cicada:
NOUNanimalcicada, cicalastout-bodied insect with large membranous wings
cicada > pronunciation
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English > cicada: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningstout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone.
Synonymcicala
Member ofCicadidae, family Cicadidaecicadas
Narrowerdog-day cicada, harvest flyIts distinctive song is heard during July and August
seventeen-year locust, periodical cicada, Magicicada septendecimNorth American cicada
Broaderhomopterous insect, homopteraninsects having membranous forewings and hind wings
Spanishchicharra, cicadidae, cicala, cigala, cigarra
Catalancicala, cigala

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