Definition of Muscid

1. n. Any fly of the genus Musca, or family Muscidæ.



Definition of Muscid

1. Adjective. Pertaining to or related to the ''Muscidae'' family of insects. ¹

2. Noun. Any fly of the family ''Muscidae'' of insects. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Muscid

1. musca [n -S] - See also: musca

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscid

muscarinic antagonist
muscarinic antagonists
muscarinic receptor kinase
muscarinic receptors
muscarinism
muscat
muscat grape
muscatel
muscatels
muscats
muschelkalk
musci
muscicapine
muscicide
muscicolous
muscid (current term)
muscids
musciform
muscimol
muscine
muscle
muscle-bound
muscle-builder
muscle-tendon attachment
muscle-tendon junction
muscle-trimming
muscle-up
muscle-ups

Literary usage of Muscid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"Such larvae as those of the muscidae, with their problematical hooks and lack of other parts, and such imagines as the muscid flies, with no parts left ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1891)
"DESCRIPTION OF A muscid BRED FROM SWINE DUNG, WITH NOTES ON TWO muscid GENERA. BY CH TYLER TOWNSEND, LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO. (Read before the Entomological ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... anof of the muscid flics, an anterior and a posterior ... after a new research on the embryology of the muscid ..."

4. A Manual for the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"... muscid.B (Ca-lyp'trate). To this division belong our most familiar representatives ot the family, of which the House-fly and the flesh-flies are good ..."

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