any of several cicadas of the genus Tibicen, that have distinctive songs commonly heard during July and August.
Words To Remember Every 13 Years Or SoA vociferous buzz is radiating throughout parts of the United States and making the news. From the brilliant first light of day to the still and dark of night, a serenade is being sung – a mating call thirteen years in the making. Millions of cicadas have come up from their underground bedrooms after completing a very long incubation period. Unlike the annual cicada, this …
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- dog's-tooth check,
- dog-and-pony show,
Also called harvest fly.
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