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blackfly

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noun black·fly \ˈblak-ˌflī\

Simple Definition of blackfly

  • : a small fly that bites

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of blackfly

plural

blackflies

or

blackfly

  1. :  any of various small dark-colored insects; especially :  any of a family (Simuliidae and especially genus Simulium) of bloodsucking dipteran flies whose larvae usually live in flowing streams

1608

First Known Use of blackfly

1608


Medical Dictionary

blackfly

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noun black·fly \ˈblak-ˌflī\

Medical Definition of blackfly

plural

blackflies

  1. :  any of a family (Simuliidae) and especially genus Simulium of bloodsucking dipteran flies




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