from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The representative and by far the largest family of the order Diptera; the flies.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- proper noun A natural family of two-winged flies esp. the housefly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun two-winged flies especially the housefly
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Paraderm: the limiting membrane enclosing the pronymph of Muscidae.
Among the flies of the bluebottle group (Muscidae) the brain (fig. 11 _B_) is situated, as in
All are the grubs of flies and belong to the commonalty of the Muscidae.
Walk-through trap control horn flies (Diptera - Muscidae) pastured cattle
-- Translator's Note.). levy tribute upon the rabble of the Muscidae.