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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Afrikaans
Origin: Tswana tsetse

tsetse fly

noun
     
Related topics: Insects
tset‧se fly , tzetze fly [countable]
HBI an African fly that sucks the blood of people and animals and spreads serious diseases

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