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Noun: cicala (cicale,cicalas)  si'kaa-lu
  1. Stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone
    - cicada

Derived forms: cicalas, cicale

Type of: homopteran, homopterous insect

Part of: Cicadidae, family Cicadidae

Encyclopedia: Cicala