frit-fly

frit fly

noun
a minute European fly, Oscinella frit, the larvae of which are serious pests of wheat and other cereals.

Origin:
1880–85; of obscure origin

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frit fly
 
n
a small black dipterous fly, Oscinella frit, whose larvae are destructive to barley, wheat, rye, oats, etc: family Chloropidae

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