Dictionary

fungus gnat

noun

Definition of FUNGUS GNAT

:  any of various small dipteran flies (families Mycetophilidae and Sciaridae) resembling mosquitoes and having larvae that feed on fungi and decaying organic matter

First Known Use of FUNGUS GNAT

1884

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: fungus rootPrevious Word in the Dictionary: fungus gardenAll Words Near: fungus gnat
May 26, 2015
sacrilegious Hear it
grossly irreverent
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears