verb (used without object), strid·u·lat·ed, strid·u·lat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stridulatestrid·u·la·tion, nounstrid·u·la·to·ry [strij-uh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ˈstrɪdʒ ə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectiveun·strid·u·lat·ing, adjective
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Many insects stridulate by rubbing together specially modified parts of their hard integuments.The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals|Charles Darwin
The insects which employ the fourth method also stridulate during night.The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6|Various
Stridulate: to make a creaking noise by rubbing together two ridged or roughened surfaces.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith