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Related to tachina fly: Tachinidae
[New Latin Tachina, type genus; see tachinid.]
(Animals) any bristly fly of the dipterous family Tachinidae, the larvae of which live parasitically in caterpillars, beetles, hymenopterans, and other insects
[C19: via New Latin Tachina, from Greek takhinos swift, from takhos fleetness]
tach′i•na fly`(ˈtæk ə nə)
any of numerous bristly flies of the family Tachinidae, the larvae of which are parasitic on other insects.
[1885–90; < New Latin Tachina < Greek tachinḗ, feminine of tachinós swift]