from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cicada.


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  • Breaded Cigala with Sea Salad: A cigala is kind of like a langoustine.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • And one dish leapt out at me: grilled cigala, the sweet, meaty Spanish langoustine also called Norway lobster or scampi, topped with a shard of salty, buttery, paper-thin bread in place of the traditional bread crumbs for frying.

    Madrid Fusion

  • Will he not be constantly whining, and droning, and interrupting, like a cigala (1018) in a sultry day in Italy.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 3

  • If that cigala was the evening’s purest expression of his life, I’m willing to follow Andrés — and maybe even other Adrià acolytes — into the future.

    Madrid Fusion


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