Dogday cicada
Dog day Dog" day` or Dogday Dog"day` One of the dog days. [1913 Webster]

{Dogday cicada} (Zo["o]l.), a large American cicada ({Cicada pruinosa}), which trills loudly in midsummer. [1913 Webster]


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  • dogday cicada — Cicada Ci*ca da (s[i^]*k[=a] d[.a]), n.; pl. E. {Cicadas} ( d[.a]z), L. {Cicad[ae]} ( d[=e]). [L.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Cicada} or of the family {Cicadidae}. They are large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent wings. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cicada — Ci*ca da (s[i^]*k[=a] d[.a]), n.; pl. E. {Cicadas} ( d[.a]z), L. {Cicad[ae]} ( d[=e]). [L.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Cicada} or of the family {Cicadidae}. They are large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent wings. The male… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cicada septendecim — Cicada Ci*ca da (s[i^]*k[=a] d[.a]), n.; pl. E. {Cicadas} ( d[.a]z), L. {Cicad[ae]} ( d[=e]). [L.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Cicada} or of the family {Cicadidae}. They are large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent wings. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dogday — Dog day Dog day or Dogday Dog day One of the dog days. [1913 Webster] {Dogday cicada} (Zo[ o]l.), a large American cicada ({Cicada pruinosa}), which trills loudly in midsummer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cicada pruinosa — Dog day Dog day or Dogday Dog day One of the dog days. [1913 Webster] {Dogday cicada} (Zo[ o]l.), a large American cicada ({Cicada pruinosa}), which trills loudly in midsummer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dogday harvestfly — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Cicadae — Cicada Ci*ca da (s[i^]*k[=a] d[.a]), n.; pl. E. {Cicadas} ( d[.a]z), L. {Cicad[ae]} ( d[=e]). [L.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Cicada} or of the family {Cicadidae}. They are large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent wings. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cicadas — Cicada Ci*ca da (s[i^]*k[=a] d[.a]), n.; pl. E. {Cicadas} ( d[.a]z), L. {Cicad[ae]} ( d[=e]). [L.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Cicada} or of the family {Cicadidae}. They are large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent wings. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seventeen year locust — Cicada Ci*ca da (s[i^]*k[=a] d[.a]), n.; pl. E. {Cicadas} ( d[.a]z), L. {Cicad[ae]} ( d[=e]). [L.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Cicada} or of the family {Cicadidae}. They are large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent wings. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dog day — or Dogday Dog day One of the dog days. [1913 Webster] {Dogday cicada} (Zo[ o]l.), a large American cicada ({Cicada pruinosa}), which trills loudly in midsummer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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