muscid

[muhs-id]
noun
  1. any muscid fly.

Origin of muscid

First recorded in 1890–95, muscid is from the New Latin word Muscidae name of the family. See Musca, -id2
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muscid

noun
  1. any fly of the dipterous family Muscidae, including the housefly and tsetse fly
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Muscidae

Word Origin for muscid

C19: via New Latin from Latin musca fly
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