Translation of cicada in Spanish:

cicada

cigarra, n.

Pronunciation: /səˈkeɪdə//səˈkɑdə//sɪˈkɑːdə/

noun

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    cigarra feminine
    chicharra feminine Latin America
    • The dog-day cicada is dark with green markings.
    • The air seemed to beat against my ear drums, vibrating with the piercing rattle of insects - cicadas, grasshoppers and huge black beetles.
    • They are nothing like the cicadas, which pop up every 17 years and make one heck of a racket, then disappear quietly.
    • Today, over a breakfast of orange juice and cereal, the two of them sit on Michael's back patio in the summer and listen to the cicadas sing.
    • The cicadas make themselves known on these hot days and they're quite loud from the casuarina trees immediately behind the sand.
    • She folds her arms across her chest, letting the crickets and cicadas hidden in the garden fill up the silence.
    • He goes for walk one day and witnesses a fight between a cicada and a much smaller praying mantis.
    • The hum of the cicadas was softening to a barely audible moan.
    • The sounds of crickets and cicadas filled the air in the campground.
    • It's getting darker earlier, the cicadas are singing, and here we are into September.
    • A crescent moon had just risen though it was not yet dark, and the cicadas were singing.
    • Unless you are a cicada or a mosquito, Washington DC is not considered the destination of choice at this time of year.
    • It is a jungle resort where the hill villas are surrounded by lush greenery containing the sounds of screeching monkeys and chattering cicadas.
    • Their wings make a whine much like the sound of a cicada.
    • A lone cicada will sound as loud and true as any brass band practising in an empty concert hall.
    • They also occasionally eat insects, especially grasshoppers, cicadas and crickets.
    • On land, an unseen cicada had begun its shrill noise.
    • If cicadas come out when few predators are around, they flourish.
    • Watch a kite sweep the skies for large insects such as grasshoppers, cicadas and dragonflies.
    • But even over the noise, I could hear the monotonous drone of a cicada.