family Glossinidae


family Glossinidae
noun
flies closely related to the Muscidae: tsetse flies
Syn: ↑Glossinidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Diptera, ↑order Diptera
Member Meronyms: ↑genus Glossina

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