Dacus

noun
Da·cus | \ ˈdākəs \

Definition of Dacus 

: a genus of trypetid fruit flies of warm regions including several important pests of cultivated plants (as the melon fly, the oriental fruit fly, and the olive fly)

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History and Etymology for Dacus

New Latin, from Greek dakos noxious animal, from daknein to bite

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