crane fly

noun

Definition of crane fly

:any of a family (Tipulidae) of long-legged slender dipteran flies that resemble large mosquitoes but do not bite

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CRANE FLY Defined for English Language Learners

crane fly

noun

Definition of crane fly for English Language Learners

  • : a type of fly that has a long thin body, two wings, and long legs



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