Muscoidea

noun
two-winged flies especially the families: Muscidae; Gasterophilidae; Calliphoridae; Tachinidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Diptera, ↑order Diptera

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\\ˌməˈskȯidēə\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Musca + -oidea
: a superfamily of two-winged flies (suborder Brachycera) including the houseflies and many related flies (as of the families Muscidae, Gasterophilidae, Calliphoridae, Tachinidae) that have the head freely movable and the abdomen usually oval and bristly

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