blackfly blackfly

Definition(s):

  1. (n) blackish aphid that infests e.g. beans and sugar beets
  2. (n) small blackish stout-bodied biting fly having aquatic larvae; sucks the blood of birds as well as humans and other mammals

Usage(s):

  • It has been tested in Africa against the blackfly, carrier of widespread river blindness, and the results, says a WHO spokesman, are "superb.

News

  • Wine tasting July 15 at Blackfly

    A five-course meal will be served with six wines in Blackfly the Restaurant, 108 Anastasia Blvd., on the island over the Bridge of Lions.
    on July 15, 2013     Source: The St. Augustine Record

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