Share this entry

Share this page

snipe fly

División en sílabas: snipe fly

Definición de snipe fly en inglés:

sustantivo

A slender, long-legged predatory fly.
  • Family Rhagionidae: many genera and species
Example sentences
  • Biting snipe flies appeared in large numbers on 15 June and then declined, being nearly gone on 25 July.
  • In the true flies (order Diptera) there are mosquitoes, midges, black flies, crane flies, snipe flies, hover flies, and shore flies.
  • Flies such as house flies, horn flies, stable flies, greenhead flies, deer flies, snipe flies, black flies and whatever other unfavorites you can think of breed in the manure and feed on the horse's blood.

Definición de snipe fly en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tenebrous
Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure