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Meaning of CICALA

Pronunciation:  si'kâlu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone
 

CICALA is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cicada
 
 See Also: Cicadidae, dog-day cicada, family Cicadidae, harvest fly, homopteran, homopterous insect, Magicicada septendecim, periodical cicada, seventeen-year locust

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ci*ca"la\ (ch[-e]*k[aum]"l[.a]), n. [It., fr. L.
cicada.]
A cicada. See {Cicada}. ``At eve a dry cicala sung.''
--Tennison.

 

 

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