tzetze fly

tzetze fly

[tset-see, tet-, tsee-tsee, tee-]
Also called tzetze. Unabridged
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tsetse fly or tzetze fly (ˈtsɛtsɪ)
any of various bloodsucking African dipterous flies of the genus Glossina, which transmit the pathogens of various diseases: family Muscidae
[C19: via Afrikaans from Tswana]
tzetze fly or tzetze fly
[C19: via Afrikaans from Tswana]

tzetze fly (ˈtsɛtsɪ)
a variant spelling of tsetse fly

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tzetze fly tzet·ze fly (tsět'sē, tsē'tsē)
Variant of tsetse fly.

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