A fly of numerous species, of this family Tabanidae, noted for humming about pets, and tormenting all of them by drawing their bloodstream; -- called also horsefly, and gadfly. These are generally one of the biggest of two-winged or dipterous pests. Title can be given to various types of botflies.
(n.) A fly of numerous types, of this family Tabanidae, noted for humming about creatures, and tormenting all of them by sucking their blood; -- labeled as in addition horsefly, and gadfly. They truly are on the list of largest of two-winged or dipterous insects. The name is also fond of different types of botflies.