Musca

Musca

[muhs-kuh]
noun, genitive Muscae [muhs-ee] . Astronomy.
the Fly, a small southern constellation between Crux and Chamaeleon.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin, Latin: a fly

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Musca (ˈmʌskə)
 
n , Latin genitive Muscae
a small constellation in the S hemisphere lying between the Southern Cross and Chamaeleon
 
[Latin: a fly]

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Musca Mus·ca (mŭs'kə)
n.
A genus of flies of the family Muscidae that includes M. domestica, the common housefly, a species involved in the transfer of numerous pathogens.

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