Definition of Cicada. Meaning of Cicada. Synonyms of Cicada

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Definition of Cicada

Cicada
Cicada Ci*ca"da (s[i^]*k[=a]"d[.a]), n.; pl. E. Cicadas (-d[.a]z), L. Cicad[ae] (-d[=e]). [L.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of the genus Cicada. They are large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent wings. The male makes a shrill sound by peculiar organs in the under side of the abdomen, consisting of a pair of stretched membranes, acted upon by powerful muscles. A noted American species (C. septendecim) is called the seventeen year locust. Another common species is the dogday cicada.

Meaning of Cicada from wikipedia

- The cicadas (/sɪˈkɑːdə/ or /sɪˈkeɪdə/) are a superfamily, the Cicadoidea, of insects in the order Hemiptera (true bugs). They are in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha...
- Cicada 3301 is a nickname given to an organization that on three occasions has posted a set of puzzles to recruit codebreakers/linguists from the public...
- speciosus, often simply referred to as the cicada killer or the cicada hawk, is a large digger wasp species. Cicada killers are large, solitary wasps in the...
- 17-year periodical cicadas of eastern North America. Although they are sometimes called "locusts", this is a misnomer, as cicadas belong to the taxonomic...
- Cicada (David Hersch) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. Different incarnations of Cicada appear in the...
- "Cicada killer wasp" redirects here. See also below for other taxa named thus. Cicada killer wasps (the genus Sphecius) are large, solitary, ground dwelling...
- English electronic music group Cicada (Cicada album), the 2006 debut album by Cicada, and its track "Cicadas" Cicada (Hazmat Modine album), a 2011 album...
- Cicada orni is a species of cicada belonging to the family Cicadidae, subfamily Cicadinae and the genus Cicada. The genus name comes directly from the...
- Annual cicadas are North American Cicadidae species that appear every summer. The lifecycle of the so-called annual cicada typically spans 2 to 5 years;...
- The Giant cicada (Quesada gigas), also known as the chichara grande, coyoyo, or coyuyo, is a species of large cicada native to North, Central, and South...
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