noun plural

Sim·​u·​li·​i·​dae ˌsim-yə-ˈlī-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Simuliidae (audio)
: a family of small biting dipteran flies including the blackflies and related pests and having larvae that usually live in rapidly flowing water

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“Simuliidae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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