from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See black fly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of black-fly, a dipterous insect of the genus Simulium and family Simuliidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small blackish stout-bodied biting fly having aquatic larvae; sucks the blood of birds as well as humans and other mammals
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