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black flyor black·fly (blăk′flī′)
Any of various small, dark-colored biting flies of the family Simuliidae, the larvae of which attach to rocks in streams and other flowing waters. Also called buffalo gnat.
(Animals) any small blackish stout-bodied dipterous fly of the family Simuliidae, which sucks the blood of man, mammals, and birds. See also buffalo gnat
any of various black biting gnats, of the family Simuliidae, that deposit their eggs in forest streams and are aquatic as larvae.
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|Noun||1.||black fly - small blackish stout-bodied biting fly having aquatic larvae; sucks the blood of birds as well as humans and other mammals|
gnat - any of various small biting flies: midges; biting midges; black flies; sand flies