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English noun: blackfly

1. blackfly (animal) blackish aphid that infests e.g. beans and sugar beets

SynonymsAphis fabae, bean aphid

Broader (hypernym)aphid

Member meronymAphis, genus Aphis

2. blackfly (animal) small blackish stout-bodied biting fly having aquatic larvae; sucks the blood of birds as well as humans and other mammals

Synonymsblack fly, buffalo gnat

Broader (hypernym)gnat

Member meronymgenus Simulium, Simulium

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