plural noun, singular can·thar·is [kan-thar-is] /kænˈθær ɪs/.
Origin of cantharides
Origin of Spanish fly
Examples from the Web for cantharides
Historical Examples of cantharides
The mucus of the bladder is increased by cantharides, and perhaps by oil of turpentine.Zoonomia, Vol. II
I extract from them the following details concerning the Cantharides.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
Jean Henri Fabre
What are the singular forms of cantharides, phnomena, and data?A Handbook of the English Language
Robert Gordon Latham
Cantharides in powder may, of course, be detected by its appearance.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
The Cantharides or Spanish Flies, is a species of insect every one has heard of.