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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small dipterous fly of the genus Oscinis, esp. O. vastator, injurious to grain in Europe, and O. Trifole, injurious to clover in America.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A European fly, Oscinis frit, whose larva seriously damages growing wheat and other small grains.

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