Musca

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Translingual[edit]

Musca domestica

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From Latin musca (fly).

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Musca f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Muscidae — some flies, including the housefly.

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Constellation map featuring Musca, centre
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin musca (a fly). Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman, between 1595 and 1597.

Proper noun[edit]

Musca

  1. (astronomy) An autumn constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a fly, between the constellations of Carina and Apus.

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