Origin of tsetse fly
Examples from the Web for tsetse fly
In the course of his work he established beyond question that the "nagana" and the tsetse-fly disease were identical.
Among insects are locusts, scorpions, the tsetse-fly whose bite is so fatal to cattle, and white-ants.
The tsetse-fly in Africa is a far more important check on the increase of some animals than the lions and other beasts of prey.The Making of Species|Douglas Dewar
This disease is caused by a Protozoan parasite, a trypanosome, which is transmitted from one host to another by the tsetse-fly.Insects and Diseases|Rennie W. Doane
The nagana, or tsetse-fly disease of cattle is the most virulent disease of domestic animals in certain parts of Africa.
British Dictionary definitions for tsetse fly
Word Origin for tsetse fly
Word Origin and History for tsetse fly
1849, probably via South African Dutch, from a Bantu language (cf. Setswana tsetse. Luyia tsiisi "flies").