Definition of Blackflies

1. Noun. (plural of blackfly) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blackflies

1. blackfly [n] - See also: blackfly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackflies

blackeyes
blackeys
blackface
blackfaces
blackfeet
blackfella
blackfellas
blackfeller
blackfellers
blackfellow
blackfellows
blackfin
blackfins
blackfish
blackfishes
blackflies (current term)
blackfly
blackfold
blackfoot daisy
blackfriar
blackfriars
blackguard
blackguarded
blackguarding
blackguardism
blackguardisms
blackguardly
blackguards
blackgum
blackgums

Literary usage of Blackflies

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1. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1922)
"blackflies or Buffalo Gnats General Account. — The blackflies, as annoyers of domestic animals and man, are among the most important of insect pests. ..."

2. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"blackflies function as collector-filterers. TIPULIDAE (craneflies) DIPTERA were collected only at Shake Spring of Bonita Creek with 11 specimens all females ..."

3. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Remember that the biomass of the mosquitoes (not to mention the blackflies and other assorted nasties) is greater than that of the caribou up here. ..."

4. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"It was coming up on the cusp of July and August, and he remembered boyhood summers on the mountain's slopes abuzz with blackflies and syrupy heat. ..."

5. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1922)
"blackflies or Buffalo Gnats General Account. — The blackflies, as annoyers of domestic animals and man, are among the most important of insect pests. ..."

6. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"blackflies function as collector-filterers. TIPULIDAE (craneflies) DIPTERA were collected only at Shake Spring of Bonita Creek with 11 specimens all females ..."

7. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Remember that the biomass of the mosquitoes (not to mention the blackflies and other assorted nasties) is greater than that of the caribou up here. ..."

8. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"It was coming up on the cusp of July and August, and he remembered boyhood summers on the mountain's slopes abuzz with blackflies and syrupy heat. ..."

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