noun, plural ci·ca·las, Italian ci·ca·le [chi-kah-le] /tʃɪˈkɑ lɛ/.
Origin of cicala
Examples from the Web for cicala
The word “cigales,” though really identical with our word “cicala,” seldom means the same thing.Books and Habits from the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn|Lafcadio Hearn
A cicala hidden in the heart of a pomegranate flower sang shrilly now and again.Japanese Fairy Tales|Grace James
In some foreign words like cicala the ch- (tsh) value is given to c.
Cicala, his home, he describes as a “little village of four or five cottages not too magnificent.”Giordano Bruno|James Lewis McIntyre
Filelfo retaliated by describing Cicala's vices in the most lurid colours to Sixtus.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds