from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a minute, wingless, dipterous insect (Braula cæca) parasitic on hive bees.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pupiparous dipterous insect, of the family Braulidœ, parasitic upon bees. Braula cœca is a parasite of the Italian bee, Apis ligustica.


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  • The wingless fly Braula coeca.

    September 27, 2010