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n. Archaic
A cicada.

[Italian, from Latin cicāda.]


(sɪˈkɑːlə; Italian tʃiˈkala)
n, pl -las or -le (-leɪ; Italian -le)
(Animals) another name for cicada
[C19: from Italian, from Latin: cicada]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cicala - stout-bodied insect with large membranous wingscicala - stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone
homopteran, homopterous insect - insects having membranous forewings and hind wings
dog-day cicada, harvest fly - its distinctive song is heard during July and August
Magicicada septendecim, periodical cicada, seventeen-year locust - North American cicada; appears in great numbers at infrequent intervals because the nymphs take 13 to 17 years to mature
References in classic literature ?
Everything that lived or grew, was oppressed by the glare; except the lizard, passing swiftly over rough stone walls, and the cicala, chirping his dry hot chirp, like a rattle.
Health Care: Minimum Medical Loss Ratios," by Steve Cicala, Ethan M.
Steve Cicala, University of Chicago and NBER; Ethan Lieber, University of Notre Dame; and Victoria R.
electrical grid, Steve Cicala estimates that these new markets reduced aggregate electricity generation costs by $3 billion a year.
Tra i recenti studi reboriani caratterizzati da un'impronta prevalentemente filologico-documentaria vanno ricordati almeno quelli di Attilio Bettinzoli e Roberto Cicala.
La memoria poetica dell'infanzia e un'eco insieme morta e viva, riassunta dal simbolo canonico della cicala morta che ridotta a scorza sembra continuare a frinire.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Steve Cicala, David Lagakos, and the editors for valuable comments; Karen Fisher-Vanden, Timothy Fitzgerald, Laura Grant, Joshua Hausman, Kelsey Jack, Lutz Kilian, Cathy Kling, Tom Lyon, Lucija Muehlenbachs, Yueming Qiu, Barry Rabe, and Daniel Raimi for helpful feedback; and Sarah Johnston for excellent research assistance.
La cicala non interviene a conciliare il sonno, ma contribuisce a interromperlo bruscamente:
16 April 2014: Stefanie Baroutoglou, Brian Bigden, Stefaney Alida Cicala, Kyle Nicole Deveza, Tracey DiLuzio, Robert J.
Penetrating trauma was also found as the most common wound in the studies done by Edwards wh et al (1987), Cicala rs et al (1991), Vassiliu P et al (2001).