scorpion fly


scorpion fly

noun

Definition of SCORPION FLY

:  any of a family (Panorpidae) of insects that have cylindrical bodies, a long beak with biting mouthparts, and the male genitalia enlarged into a swollen bulb; broadly :  an insect of the order (Mecoptera) that includes this family

First Known Use of SCORPION FLY

1668

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