Columbatz fly

noun
Col·​um·​batz fly | \ˈkäləmˌbats-\

Definition of Columbatz fly 

: a black fly (Simulium columbatczense) of the Balkan region said to be sometimes present in such numbers as to be fatal to children or animals

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History and Etymology for Columbatz fly

from Hungarian Kolumbács (Serbo-Croatian Golubac), town in Yugoslavia

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