hippobosca

Hippobosca

Hip`po*bos"ca\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. "i`ppos horse + ? to feed.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of dipterous insects including the horsefly or horse tick. -- Hip`po*bos"can, a.
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