house|fly

house|fly
house|fly «HOWS FLY», noun, plural -flies.
a common two-winged fly that lives around and in houses in all parts of the world, feeding on food, garbage, and filth. Houseflies carry disease germs. Housefly larvae or maggots develop in decaying organic matter.

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  • house fly — см. Приложение 1 (Musca domestica). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • house fly — house fly. См. комнатная муха. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • house fly — noun common fly that frequents human habitations and spreads many diseases • Syn: ↑housefly, ↑Musca domestica • Hypernyms: ↑fly • Member Holonyms: ↑Musca, ↑genus Musca …   Useful english dictionary

  • house·fly — /ˈhaʊsˌflaı/ noun, pl flies [count] : a common fly that lives in or near people s houses …   Useful english dictionary

  • house fly — Musca domestica …   Medical dictionary

  • Lesser house fly — Fannia canicularis male Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • biting house fly — Stable Sta ble, n. [OF. estable, F. [ e]table, from L. stabulum, fr. stare to stand. See {Stand}, v. i.] A house, shed, or building, for beasts to lodge and feed in; esp., a building or apartment with stalls, for horses; as, a horse stable; a cow …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fly — Fly, n.; pl. {Flies} (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle[ o]ge, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See {Fly}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fly agaric — Fly Fly, n.; pl. {Flies} (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle[ o]ge, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See {Fly}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fly ball — Fly Fly, n.; pl. {Flies} (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle[ o]ge, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See {Fly}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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