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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings.

Usage examples (30)
  • A cicada is an insect of the order Hemiptera, suborder Auchenorrhyncha.
  • They were all back there — Liat and Maati and Kirath and Tuui and Epani who everyone called the cicada behind his back.
  • "USA Today" has a story about something experts are calling cicada envy.
  • Ken Parsons and Derek Bridges sent me a video clip and neither knows the source of the odd "cicada" sound. for more
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