from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of the species in the Hippoboscidae family of parasitic flies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of the family Hippoboscidæ.
  • Of or belonging to the dipterous family Hippoboscidæ.

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

  • n. bloodsucking dipterous fly parasitic on birds and mammals


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