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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of dipterous insects including the horsefly or horse tick.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of HippoboscidÅ“. H. equina is a winged tick-fly of the horse: also forest-fly.

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

  • n. type genus of the Hippoboscidae

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