upon by powerful muscles. A noted American species (C. septendecim) is called the seventeen year locust. Another common species is the dogday cicada.

(||Ci*ca"la) n. [It., fr. L. cicada.] A cicada. See Cicada. "At eve a dry cicala sung." Tennison.

(Cic"a*trice) n. [F., fr. L. cicatrix.] A cicatrix.

(Cic`a*tri"cial) a. (Med.) Relating to, or having the character of, a cicatrix. Dunglison.

(Cic"a*tri`cle) n. [Cf. F. cicatricule, fr. L. cicatricula a small scar, fr. cicatrix a scar.] (Biol.) The germinating point in the embryo of a seed; the point in the yolk of an egg at which development begins.

(Cic"a*tri`sive) a. Tending to promote the formation of a cicatrix; good for healing of a wound.

(||Ci*ca"trix) n.; pl. Cicatrices [L.] (Med.) The pellicle which forms over a wound or breach of continuity and completes the process of healing in the latter, and which subsequently contracts and becomes white, forming the scar.

(Cic"a*tri`zant) n. [Cf. F. cicatrisant, properly p. pr. of cicatriser.] (Med.) A medicine or application that promotes the healing of a sore or wound, or the formation of a cicatrix.

(Cic`a*tri*za"tion) n. [Cf. F. cicatrisation.] (Med.) The process of forming a cicatrix, or the state of being cicatrized.

(Cic"a*trize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cicatrized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Cicatrizing.] [Cf. F. cicatriser, fr. cicatrice, L. cicatrix, scar.] (Med.) To heal or induce the formation of a cicatrix in, as in wounded or ulcerated flesh. Wiseman.

(Cic"a*trize), v. i. (Med.) To heal; to have a new skin.

(Cic"a*trose`) a. Full of scars. Craig.

(Cic"e*ly) n. [L. seselis, Gr. perh. ultimately of Egyptian origin.] (Bot.) Any one of several umbelliferous plants, of the genera Myrrhis, Osmorrhiza, etc.

(Cic"e*ro) n. (Print.) Pica type; — so called by French printers.

(||Ci`ce*ro"ne) n.; pl. It. Ciceroni E. Cicerones [It., fr. L. Cicero, the Roman orator. So called from the ordinary talkativeness of such a guide.] One who shows strangers the curiosities of a place; a guide.

Every glib and loquacious hireling who shows strangers about their picture galleries, palaces, and ruins, is termed by them [the Italians] a cicerone, or a Cicero.

(Cic`e*ro"ni*an) a. [L. Ciceronianus, fr. Cicero, the orator.] Resembling Cicero in style or action; eloquent.

(Cic`e*ro"ni*an*ism) n. Imitation of, or resemblance to, the style or action Cicero; a Ciceronian phrase or expression. "Great study in Ciceronianism, the chief abuse of Oxford." Sir P. Sidney.

(Cich`o*ra"ceous) a. [See Chicory.] Belonging to, or resembling, a suborder of composite plants of which the chicory (Cichorium) is the type.

(Cich"-pea`) n. The chick- pea. Holland.

(Ci*cis"be*ism) n. The state or conduct of a cicisbeo.

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