English version

horsefly

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Insects
horseflyhorse‧fly /ˈhɔːsflaɪ $ ˈhɔːrs-/ noun (plural horseflies) [countable]  HBIa large fly that bites horses and cattle
Examples from the Corpus
horseflyHe watched her crash a magazine against the wall, trying to bat a horsefly.Gnats the size of horseflies buzzed around our ears.
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