annual cicada


Definition of annual cicada

: dog-day cicada Annual cicadas, of which there are about 70 species, occur almost everywhere in the United States.— Ted Williams, Audubon, July–August 1998

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First Known Use of annual cicada

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Annual cicada.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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