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cicadanoun [C]

 us   /səˈkeɪd·ə, -ˈkɑ·də/ (plural cicadas)
a ​largeinsect with ​transparentwings which it ​rubs together to ​produce a high, ​continuoussound esp. when the ​weather is ​hot: Cicadas ​buzzing in the ​mapletrees is the ​sound of ​hotsummer.
(Definition of cicada from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cicada”
in Spanish cigarra…
in Vietnamese con ve sầu…
in Malaysian riang-riang…
in Thai แมลงชนิดหนึ่งส่งเสียงดัง, จั๊กจั่น…
in French cigale…
in German die Zikade…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蝉,知了…
in Indonesian tonggeret…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蟬,知了…
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