cicala

[si-kah-luh; Italian chee-kah-lah]

noun, plural ci·ca·las, Italian ci·ca·le [chi-kah-le] /tʃɪˈkɑ lɛ/.


Origin of cicala

< Italian < Latin cicāda cicada
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cicada

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British Dictionary definitions for cicala

cicala

noun plural -las or -le (-leɪ, Italian -le)

another name for cicada

Word Origin for cicala

C19: from Italian, from Latin: cicada
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