from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any one of several flies of the family Oscinidæ, common upon wheat in Europe and North America, as Oscinis frit, Chlorops tæniopus, and C. lineata.
- n. The Hessian fly.
- n. The wheat-midge.
- n. Improperly, a wheat plant-louse in the winged form.
- n. The wheat gall-fly, a variety of Isosoma hordei, whose larva is the wheat joint-worm. See joint-worm, 2.
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