from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An Ethiopian horsefly of the genus Pangonia, destructive to livestock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large, venomous, two-winged fly, native of Abyssinia. It is allied to the tsetse fly, and, like the latter, is destructive to cattle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dipterous insect of Abyssinia, resembling and related to the tsetse of southern Africa, and very destructive to cattle.


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