Sciniph Scin"iph, n. [L. scinifes, cinifes, or ciniphes, pl., Gr. ?.] Some kind of stinging or biting insect, as a flea, a gnat, a sandfly, or the like. --Ex. viii. 17 (Douay version). [1913 Webster]

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