any of numerous small black flies of the family Ephydridae, found in damp or marshy locations.
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- shore bird,
- shore bug,
- shore crab,
- shore dinner,
- shore leave,
- shore patrol,
- shore terrace,
- shore up,
- shore, jane
Also called e·phyd·rid [ih-fid-rid, ef-uh-drid] /ɪˈfɪd rɪd, ˈɛf ə drɪd/.
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