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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dipterous insect or fly of the family Syrphidæ, Eristalis tenax: so called from its resemblance to a drone bee.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Zoöl.) A dipterous insect (Eristalis tenax), resembling the drone bee. See eristalis.

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