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dog-day cicada

[ dawg-dey, dog- ]
/ ˈdɔgˌdeɪ, ˈdɒg- /
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noun

any of several cicadas of the genus Tibicen, that have distinctive songs commonly heard during July and August.

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RELATED WORDS

cicada, cicala

Nearby words

dog's-tongue, dog's-tooth check, dog-and-pony show, dog-catcher, dog-cheap, dog-day cicada, dog-doo, dog-ear, dog-eared, dog-eat-dog, dog-end
Also called harvest fly.
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