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cicada British & World English

A large homopterous insect with long transparent wings, found chiefly in warm countries. The male cicada makes a loud, shrill droning noise by vibrating two membranes on its abdomen

periodical cicada British & World English

An American cicada whose nymphs emerge in large numbers in a seventeen-year (or, in the south, a thirteen-year) cycle

seventeen-year cicada in periodical cicada British & World English

An American cicada whose nymphs emerge in large numbers in a seventeen-year (or, in the south, a thirteen-year) cycle

cicada English-Spanish

cigarra f, chicharra fesp AmL