Ceratopogonidae

noun
biting midges; sand flies
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Nematocera, ↑suborder Nematocera
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌserə(ˌ)tōpəˈgänəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Ceratopogon + -idae
: a large family of tiny long-legged nematocerous two-winged flies that have piercing mouthparts, that comprise the biting midges which attack man, various other mammals, and birds, and that include various vectors of filarial worms

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