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  • n. any insect, of the Syrphidae family, having wasp-like markings

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any one of very many flies of the families Syrphidæ and Bombyliidæ which hover over flowers, rapidly vibrating their wings while searching for honey.

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