Adirondack blackfly

noun

: a common blackfly (Prosimulium hirtipes) widespread in eastern North America

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Adirondack blackfly was in 1895

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“Adirondack blackfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adirondack%20blackfly. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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