sand fly

noun

Definition of sand fly

: any of various small biting dipteran flies (especially genus Phlebotomus of the family Psychodidae)

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1736

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sand fly

noun

medical Definition of sand fly

: any of various small biting dipteran flies (families Psychodidae, Simuliidae, and Ceratopogonidae); especially : any fly of the genus Phlebotomus

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