shore fly

  1. any of numerous small black flies of the family Ephydridae, found in damp or marshy locations.

Origin of shore fly

First recorded in 1940–45
  • Also called e·phyd·rid [ih-fid-rid, ef-uh-drid] /ɪˈfɪd rɪd, ˈɛf ə drɪd/ .

Words Nearby shore fly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023