from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small midge occurring in New England, Simulium (Ceratopogon) nocivum of Harris. This is probably the punky of the Adirondack region of New York.
- n. Any member of the Bibionidæ.
- n. Any one of several chironomid flies of the genus Ceratopogon.
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