sandfly

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: sand fly

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sand +‎ fly

Noun[edit]

sandfly (plural sandflies)

  1. Any of various small flies of the genera Lutzomyia and Phlebotomus whose females suck the blood of vertebrates and thus spread leishmaniasis.
  2. (New Zealand) A small fly of the Austrosimulium genus.
  3. (US) A biting midge (family Ceratopogonidae).

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]