tachina fly

noun
tach·​i·​na fly | \ ˈtakənə- \

Definition of tachina fly

: any of numerous bristly usually grayish or black flies comprising the family Tachinidae

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History and Etymology for tachina fly

New Latin Tachina, genus of flies

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“Tachina fly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tachina%20fly. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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