from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of blister-flies of the family Cantharidæ, or the type of a family Mylabridæ.
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But there is a local substitute, _mylabris_, of which there are several varieties (Watt, _Economic Dictionary_, ii. 128, v. 309).
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