Definition of Horsefly. Meaning of Horsefly. Synonyms of Horsefly

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Definition of Horsefly

Horsefly
Horsefly Horse"fly`, n.; pl. Horseflies. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any dipterous fly of the family Tabanid[ae], that stings horses, and sucks their blood. Note: Of these flies there are numerous species, both in Europe and America. They have a large proboscis with four sharp lancets for piercing the skin. Called also breeze fly. See Illust. under Diptera, and Breeze fly. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The horse tick or forest fly (Hippobosca).

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- Horse-flies or horseflies are true flies in the family Tabanidae in the insect order Diptera. They are often large and agile in flight, and the females...
- Horsefly or horse-fly is a family of true flies in the insect order Diptera. Horsefly may also refer to: Horsefly Lake Provincial Park Horsefly, British...
- Horsefly is an unincorporated community on the northwest s**** of the Horsefly River, in the Cariboo region of central British Columbia. The location,...
- Horsefly weed, horsefly-weed, or horseflyweed is a common name for several plants, and may refer to: Baptisia australis, native to central and eastern...
- Tab**** sudeticus also known as the dark giant horsefly is a species of biting horse-fly. It is the heaviest fly in Europe. It is found in many countries...
- Horsefly Lake is a lake in the eastern Cariboo region of the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada. With a maximum depth of 632 feet (193 m), it...
- for a horse-fly, adults usually being 25–30 mm long. Like most other horseflies, its compound eyes are very colorful with stripe-like patterns. Its body...
- Tab**** bromius, sometimes called the band-e**** brown horsefly, is a species of biting horseflies. Tab**** bromius is one of the smaller European Tab****...
- Horsefly Peak is the highest summit of the Uncompahgre Plateau in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 10,353-foot (3,156 m) peak is located 10.0...
- Tab**** maculicornis also known as the narrow-winged horsefly is a species of biting horse-fly. This species can be found in most of Europe, in the East...