noun, genitive Mus·cae [muhs-ee] /ˈmʌs i/. Astronomy.
Origin of Musca
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Historical Examples of musca
At the banquet of Julia's beauty, no guest, be sure, is considered a musca.'The Last Days of Pompeii
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
In some genera (Musca) there is but one, which resembles a sharp lancet.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. I (of 4)
But I must make an exception in favour of the Musca Domestica, the common house-fly.Savage Island
Basil C. Thomson
The experiments with Musca domestica were the most detailed.Handbook of Medical Entomology
William Albert Riley
Its very name, too (Musca domestica), seemed a mockery, dwelling as it did in that vast solitude.