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harvest fly

noun

dog-day cicada

[dawg-dey, dog-] /ˈdɔgˌdeɪ, ˈdɒg-/
noun
1.
any of several cicadas of the genus Tibicen, that have distinctive songs commonly heard during July and August.
Also called harvest fly.
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  • The creature most commonly called a locust is a cicada, or harvest fly.

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