cicala

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian cicala and Occitan cicala.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cicala (plural cicalas)

  1. A cicada.
    • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, III.106:
      The shrill cicalas, people of the pine, / Making their summer lives one ceaseless song [...].

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *cicāla, from Latin cicāda.

Noun[edit]

cicala f (plural cicale)

  1. cicada

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Verb[edit]

cicala

  1. third-person singular present indicative of cicalare
  2. second-person singular imperative of cicalare

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