Definition of Tabanid

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to the horseflies of the family Tabanidae. ¹



2. Noun. a horsefly ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tabanid

1. a bloodsucking insect [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tabanid

1. Common name for flies of the family Tabanidae. Origin: L. Tabanus, gadfly (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tabanid

taa
taaffeite
taaffeites
taals
tab
tab control
tab controls
tab key
tab page
tab pages
tab stop
tab stops
tabacco
tabaccos
tabacosis
tabanid (current term)
tabanids
tabanus
tabard
tabarded
tabardillo
tabards
tabaret
tabarets
tabasco
tabasco pepper
tabasco plant
tabascos
tabasheer
tabashir

Literary usage of Tabanid

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

1. Sanitary Entomology; the Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation: The by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"tabanid larvae grow very slowly, feeding at first on small crustaceans which are abundant in water and moist earth. The larger larvae of many species feed ..."

2. Sanitary entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"tabanid larvae grow very slowly, feeding at first on small crustaceans which are abundant in water and moist earth. The larger larvae of many species feed ..."

3. Rice Farming Systems: New Directions : Proceedings of an International by International Rice Research Institute (1989)
"Management of tabanid larvae Larvae of the tabanid fly ... The level of infestation with the tabanid larvae was higher in late than in early rice plantings. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1913)
"I was so interested in a blood-sucker, which apparently was not a tabanid. that I put a number in a separate killing-bottle, taking them all in the act of ..."

5. Sanitary Entomology; the Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation: The by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"tabanid larvae grow very slowly, feeding at first on small crustaceans which are abundant in water and moist earth. The larger larvae of many species feed ..."

6. Sanitary entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"tabanid larvae grow very slowly, feeding at first on small crustaceans which are abundant in water and moist earth. The larger larvae of many species feed ..."

7. Rice Farming Systems: New Directions : Proceedings of an International by International Rice Research Institute (1989)
"Management of tabanid larvae Larvae of the tabanid fly ... The level of infestation with the tabanid larvae was higher in late than in early rice plantings. ..."

8. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1913)
"I was so interested in a blood-sucker, which apparently was not a tabanid. that I put a number in a separate killing-bottle, taking them all in the act of ..."

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