deer fly

deer fly
noun
1》 a bloodsucking louse fly which is a parasite of deer. [Lipoptena cervi.]
2》 a bloodsucking horsefly which attacks large mammals and can transmit various diseases. [Genus Chrysops.]

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  • Deer fly — Chrysops callidus Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • deer fly — deer′ fly n. ent any of several tabanid flies of the genus Chrysops, the female of which is a vector of tularemia • Etymology: 1850–55, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • deer fly — any of several tabanid flies of the genus Chrysops, the female of which is a vector of tularemia in deer, livestock, and humans. [1850 55, Amer.] * * * deer fly noun A bloodsucking fly that attacks deer and can transmit diseases such as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • deer fly — any of several tabanid flies of the genus Chrysops, the female of which is a vector of tularemia in deer, livestock, and humans. [1850 55, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • deer fly — see Chrysops * * * Chrysops discalis …   Medical dictionary

  • deer fly — see Chrysops …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • deer-fly fever — noun : tularemia * * * deer fly fever «DIHR FLY», = tularemia. (Cf. ↑tularemia) …   Useful english dictionary

  • deer fly fever — Med., Vet. Med. tularemia. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • deer fly fever — tularemia …   Medical dictionary

  • deer fly fever — rabbit fever, tularemia, bacterial disease in animals which can be transmitted to humans by insects or by handling infected animals (symptoms include fever) …   English contemporary dictionary

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