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- n. An insect of some species in the genus Ephydridae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a fly of the genus Ephydra, the larvæ of which live in artificial brines and in salt lakes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any one of a number of insects of the dipterous family Ephydridæ, whose larvæ live in alkaline lakes and salt-wells. See Ephydra and Ephydridæ.
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