Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A suborder or section of Diptera, containing the numerous insects known as gnats, midges, mosquitos, crane-flies, gall-flies, etc.: so called from the long thready antennæ.

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

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) A suborder of dipterous insects, having long antennæ, as the mosquito, gnat, and crane fly; -- called also Nemocera.

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

  • noun mosquitoes; fungus gnats; crane flies; gnats; sand flies

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