from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several two-winged bloodsucking African flies of the genus Glossina, often carrying and transmitting pathogenic trypanosomes to humans and livestock.
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- n. bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.
Afrikaans, from Sotho (Tswana) tsêtsê.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)