March fly

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March fly (plural March flies)

  1. A dark hairy fly of the family Bibionidae.
  2. (Australia) A bloodsucking tabanid horsefly.
    • 1988, Tom Cole, Hell West and Crooked (Angus & Robertson 1995, p. 237)
      There were other, less pleasant forms of life, too; March flies with a spike-like proboscis I thought would have no trouble going through a pine board.

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