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stridulate

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Verb (intransitive)
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strid=u=late

CIDE DICTIONARY

stridulatev. t. [See Stridulous.].
     To make a shrill, creaking noise  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

stridulate, v.intr. (of insects, esp. the cicada and grasshopper) make a shrill sound by rubbing esp. the legs or wing-cases together.

Derivative
stridulant adj. stridulation n.
Etymology
F striduler f. L stridulus creaking (as STRIDENT)

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