fishfly

[ fish-flahy ]
/ ˈfɪʃˌflaɪ /

noun, plural fish·flies.

a neuropterous insect of the family Corydalidae that is similar to but smaller than a dobsonfly.

Nearby words

  1. fishery,
  2. fishes,
  3. fisheye,
  4. fisheye lens,
  5. fishfinger,
  6. fishgig,
  7. fishguard,
  8. fishhook,
  9. fishhook cactus,
  10. fishing

Origin of fishfly

First recorded in 1865–70; fish + fly2

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