Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of the family Empidæ.

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Examples

  • All insects that slough at all slough in the same way; as the silphe, and the empis or midge, and all the coleoptera, as for instance the cantharus-beetle.

    The History of Animals

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