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[Italian, from Latin cicāda.]
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cicala(sɪˈkɑːlə; Italian tʃiˈkala)
n, pl -las or -le (-leɪ; Italian -le)
(Animals) another name for cicada
[C19: from Italian, from Latin: cicada]
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|Noun||1.||cicala - stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone|
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