biting fly

noun

: a dipteran fly (as a mosquito, midge, or horsefly) having mouthparts adapted for piercing and biting

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“Biting fly.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/biting%20fly. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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