Cicada - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |sɪˈkeɪdə|  American pronunciation of the word cicada
Brit.  |sɪˈkɑːdə|  British pronunciation of the word cicada

noun

- stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone (syn: cicala)

Word forms

noun
singular: cicada
plural: cicadas
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