noun plural

Oes·​tri·​dae ˈes-tri-ˌdē How to pronounce Oestridae (audio) ˈēs- How to pronounce Oestridae (audio)
: a family of dipteran flies consisting of the botflies and formerly including also the warble flies
oestrid adjective or noun

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“Oestridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Oestridae. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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