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muscid

[muhs-id] /ˈmʌs ɪd/
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the Muscidae, the family of dipterous insects that includes the common housefly.
noun
2.
any muscid fly.
Origin of muscid
1890-1895
1890-95; < New Latin Muscidae name of the family. See Musca, -id2
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muscid

/ˈmʌsɪd/
noun
1.
any fly of the dipterous family Muscidae, including the housefly and tsetse fly
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Muscidae
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin from Latin musca fly
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