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cĭcāda , ae, f.,
I.the cicada, tree-cricket: Cicada orni, Linn.; Plin. 11, 26, 32, § 92 sq.; Lucr. 4, 56; 5, 801; Verg. E. 2, 13; 5, 77; id. G. 3, 328; id. Cul. 151 al.—Worn as an ornament in the hair of the Athenians, Verg. Cir. 128 Sillig; cf. Lidd. and Scott, under τέττιξ.—As a symbol of summer, Ov. A. A. 1, 271; Juv. 9, 69.
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