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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of numerous long-legged, slender-bodied flies of the family Tipulidae and several other families of the suborder Nematocera that have the general appearance of a large mosquito but do not bite.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A common name of the dipterous insects of the family Tipulidæ (which see).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun long-legged slender flies that resemble large mosquitoes but do not bite

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