noun sci·a·ra \ˈsīərə\

Definition of sciara

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus (the type of the family Sciaridae) of minute and usually blackish fungus gnats typically with highly gregarious larvae that are often destructive to mushrooms and seedlings — see armyworm

  2. 2 plural -s :  any insect of the genus Sciara

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Origin and Etymology of sciara

New Latin, from Greek skiaros shady, dark-colored, from skia shadow

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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