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EtymologyEdit

Probably from a Vulgar Latin root *cicāla (or an alternate Iberian variant form *cicāra; compare Spanish cigarra), from Latin cicāda.

NounEdit

cigarra f (plural cigarras)

  1. cicada (any of several insects of the order Hemiptera)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from a Vulgar Latin root *cicāla (or an alternate Iberian variant form *cicāra[1]; compare Portuguese cigarra), from Latin cicāda. Cf. also the form cigala. Compare Catalan and Occitan cigala, Italian cicala, Romanian cicoare. See also chicharra, which may be of Mozarabic origin.

NounEdit

cigarra f (plural cigarras)

  1. cicada

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