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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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