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sciarid

  • noun minute blackish gregarious flies destructive to mushrooms and seedlings
    sciara; fungus gnat.

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swatter

  • noun an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
    flyswat; flyswatter.
  • verb splash and flutter about in or as if in water
    • She swattered about in the pool

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greenbottle

  • noun blowfly with brilliant coppery green body
    greenbottle fly.

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swatter

  • noun an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
    flyswat; flyswatter.
  • verb splash and flutter about in or as if in water
    • She swattered about in the pool

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tzetze

  • noun bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.
    glossina; tsetse fly; tzetze fly; tsetse.

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supersonically

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hippoboscid

  • noun bloodsucking dipterous fly parasitic on birds and mammals
    louse fly.

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flotant

(Her.) Represented as flying or streaming in the air; as, a banner flotant.

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aphidivorous

(Zoöl.) Devouring aphides; aphidophagous.

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agaric

  • noun fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses
    Fomes igniarius.
  • noun a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside

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screwworm

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rodders

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muscid

Any fly of the genus Musca, or family Muscidæ.

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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muscoid

(Bot.) Mosslike; resembling moss.

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tachina

(Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of Diptera belonging to Tachina and allied genera. Their larvæ are external parasites of other insects.

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hackle

  • noun long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
  • verb comb with a heckle
    heckle; hatchel.
    • heckle hemp or flax

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unimprisoned

  • adjective satellite free from confinement or physical restraint
    unconfined.

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bluebottle

  • noun an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers
    cornflower; bachelor's button; Centaurea cyanus.
  • noun blowfly with iridescent blue body; makes a loud buzzing noise in flight
    Calliphora vicina.

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haematobia

  • noun European genus of bloodsucking flies
    genus Haematobia.

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godwit

  • noun large wading bird that resembles a curlew; has a long slightly upturned bill

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tsetse

  • noun bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.
    tzetze; glossina; tsetse fly; tzetze fly.

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whisk

  • noun a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
  • noun a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
    whisk broom.

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lacewing

  • noun any of two families of insects with gauzy wings (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids
    lacewing fly.

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agaric

  • noun fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses
    Fomes igniarius.
  • noun a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside

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caddis

A kind of worsted lace or ribbon. "Caddises, cambrics, lawns." Shak.

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speck

  • noun a very small spot
    pinpoint.
    • the plane was just a speck in the sky
  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    particle; atom; molecule; corpuscle; mote.

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misplay

  • noun (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
    error.
  • verb play incorrectly, e.g., play a wrong note

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sarcophaga

(Zoöl.) A suborder of carnivorous and insectivorous marsupials including the dasyures and the opossums.

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greenhead

(Zoöl.) (a) The mallard. (b) The striped bass. See Bass.

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oviposit

To lay or deposit eggs; -- said esp. of insects.

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ichneumon

  • noun northern African mongoose; in ancient times thought to devour crocodile eggs
    Herpestes ichneumon.

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buzz

  • noun sound of rapid vibration
    bombilation; bombination.
    • the buzz of a bumble bee
  • noun a confusion of activity and gossip
    • the buzz of excitement was so great that a formal denial was issued

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ephemeron

  • noun anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day in its winged form
    ephemeral.

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planeloads

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warble

  • noun a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly
  • verb sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
    quaver; trill.

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glossina

  • noun bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.
    tzetze; tsetse fly; tzetze fly; tsetse.

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eristalis

(Zoöl.) A genus of dipterous insects whose young (called rat-tailed larvæ) are remarkable for their long tapering tail, which spiracles at the tip, and for their ability to live in very impure and salt waters; -- also called drone fly.

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pomace

The substance of apples, or of similar fruit, crushed by grinding.

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swat

  • noun a sharp blow
  • verb hit swiftly with a violent blow
    • Swat flies

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gasterophilus

  • noun type genus of the Gasterophilidae: horse botflies
    genus Gasterophilus.

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cowskin

  • noun leather made from the hide of a cow
    cowhide.

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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infield

  • noun the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
    baseball diamond; diamond.

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calliphora

  • noun type genus of the Calliphoridae: blowflies
    genus Calliphora.

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pesky

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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syrphus

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musca

(Zoöl.) A genus of dipterous insects, including the common house fly, and numerous allied species. ✍ Formerly, a large part of the Diptera were included under the genus Musca.

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chalcid

  • noun any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects; many are beneficial in destroying injurious insects
    chalcidfly; chalcid wasp; chalcid fly.

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dermatobia

  • noun larvae live under the skin of domestic mammals and humans
    genus Dermatobia.

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hessian

  • noun (19th century) a man's high tasseled boot
    Hessian boot; Wellington boot; jackboot; Wellington.

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kite

  • noun a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value
  • noun a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float

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bonefish

  • noun slender silvery marine fish found in tropical mud flats and mangrove lagoons
    Albula vulpes.

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fisher

  • noun someone whose occupation is catching fish
    fisherman.
  • noun large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal
    fisher cat; pekan; Martes pennanti; black cat.

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ingloriously

  • adverb in a dishonorable manner or to a dishonorable degree
    shamefully; ignominiously; disgracefully; discreditably; dishonorably; dishonourably.
    • his grades were disgracefully low

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specked

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; stippled; dotted; speckled.
  • verb produce specks in or on
    speck.
    • speck the cloth

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dipteran

  • noun insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
    two-winged insects; dipteron; dipterous insect.

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frit

(Glass Making) The material of which glass is made, after having been calcined or partly fused in a furnace, but before vitrification. It is a composition of silex and alkali, occasionally with other ingredients. Ure.

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sailplane

  • noun aircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces
    glider.
  • verb fly a plane without an engine
    soar.

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weedless

  • adjective free from weeds
    • a weedless garden

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sciara

  • noun minute blackish gregarious flies destructive to mushrooms and seedlings
    sciarid; fungus gnat.

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barbless

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caster

  • noun a worker who casts molten metal into finished products
  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
    castor.

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caddice

(Zoöl.) The larva of a caddice fly. These larvæ generally live in cylindrical cases, open at each end, and covered externally with pieces of broken shells, gravel, bits of wood, etc. They are a favorite bait with anglers. Called also caddice worm, or caddis worm.

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tipula

(Zoöl.) Any one of many species of long-legged dipterous insects belonging to Tipula and allied genera. They have long and slender bodies. See Crane fly, under Crane.

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dipterous

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to the Diptera

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saltwater

  • noun water containing salts
    seawater; brine.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater

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zapper

  • noun an electrical device that can injure or kill by means of electric currents
    • a bug zapper

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streamer

  • noun light that streams
    • streamers of flames
  • noun a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
    banner.

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ophrys

  • noun a hardy genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and northern Africa and western Asia
    genus Ophrys.

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maggot

  • noun the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter

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buzz

  • noun sound of rapid vibration
    bombilation; bombination.
    • the buzz of a bumble bee
  • noun a confusion of activity and gossip
    • the buzz of excitement was so great that a formal denial was issued

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simulium

  • noun type genus of the Simuliidae: blackflies
    genus Simulium.

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ballistically

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mida

(Zoöl.) The larva of the bean fly.

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steelhead

(Zoöl.) A North Pacific salmon (Salmo Gairdneri) found from Northern California to Siberia; -- called also hardhead, and preesil.

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multiengine

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bluebird

  • noun fruit-eating mostly brilliant blue songbird of the East Indies
    fairy bluebird.
  • noun blue North American songbird

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repellant

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellent.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellent.

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courser

  • noun a huntsman who hunts small animals with fast dogs that use sight rather than scent to follow their prey
  • noun formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
    charger.

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bloodsucking

  • adjective satellite drawing blood from the body of another
    • a plague of bloodsucking insects
  • adjective satellite of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another
    parasitical; parasitic; leechlike.
    • a wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses
    • parasitic vines that strangle the trees
    • bloodsucking blackmailer
    • his indolent leechlike existence

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alight

  • verb to come to rest, settle
    perch; light.
    • Misfortune lighted upon him
  • verb come down
    climb down.
    • the birds alighted

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seagull

  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; gull.

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nonstop

  • noun a flight made without intermediate stops between source and destination
    nonstop flight.
    • how many nonstops are there to Dallas?
  • adjective satellite (of a journey especially a flight) occurring without stops
    • a nonstop flight to Atlanta

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bucktail

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whisk

  • noun a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
  • noun a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
    whisk broom.

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foreyard

(Naut.) The lowermost yard on the foremast. See Illust. of Ship.

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acrobatically

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maggot

  • noun the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter

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dumbbell

  • noun an exercising weight; two spheres connected by a short bar that serves as a handle
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; booby; dope; pinhead; boob.

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amanita

  • noun genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions
    genus Amanita.

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flamingo

  • noun large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill; inhabits brackish lakes

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caster

  • noun a worker who casts molten metal into finished products
  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
    castor.

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zipper

  • noun a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
    slide fastener; zip fastener; zip.
  • verb close with a zipper
    zip up; zip.
    • Zip up your jacket--it's cold

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repellent

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellant.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellant.

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chrysops

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unzip

  • verb open the zipper of
    • unzip the bag

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birdie

  • noun (golf) a score of one stroke under par on a hole
  • noun badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
    shuttle; shuttlecock; bird.

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thane

  • noun a feudal lord or baron
  • noun a man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England (especially one who gave military service in exchange for land)

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hypoderma

(Bot.) A layer of tissue beneath the epidermis in plants, and performing the physiological function of strengthening the epidermal tissue. In phanerogamous plants it is developed as collenchyma.

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jetliner

  • noun a large jet plane that carries passengers

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aerobatics

  • noun the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
    stunt flying; acrobatics; stunting.

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draggled

  • adjective satellite limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud
    bedraggled.
    • the beggar's bedraggled clothes
    • scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts
  • verb make wet and dirty, as from rain
    bedraggle; draggle.

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swat

  • noun a sharp blow
  • verb hit swiftly with a violent blow
    • Swat flies

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decapitate

  • verb cut the head of
    behead; decollate.
    • the French King was beheaded during the Revolution

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ash

  • noun the residue that remains when something is burned
  • noun any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
    ash tree.

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airliner

  • noun a commercial airplane that carries passengers

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phlebotomus

  • noun a mild viral disease transmitted by the bite of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasii
    pappataci fever; sandfly fever.
  • noun small bloodsucking sand flies that resemble moths
    genus Phlebotomus.

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