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Any of various minute, biting flies of the family Ceratopogonidae. Also called no-see-um, punkie, sandfly.
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(Animals) any small fragile dipterous fly of the family Ceratopogonidae, most of which suck the blood of mammals, birds, or other insects
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any of the minute biting gnats of the family Ceratopogonidae; biting midge; no-see-um.
[1760–70, Amer.; < New York Dutch *punkje, alter. of Munsee Delaware pónkwəs]
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|Noun||1.||biting midge - minute two-winged insect that sucks the blood of mammals and birds and other insects|
gnat - any of various small biting flies: midges; biting midges; black flies; sand flies
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