two-winged fly


Word History

First Known Use

1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of two-winged fly was in 1753

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Cite this Entry

“Two-winged fly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

two-winged fly

: any of a large order of insects (as the housefly, mosquitoes, and gnats) that produce often headless, eyeless, and legless larvae and that usually use the front wings for flying and have the back wings reduced to balancers

Medical Definition

two-winged fly

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