Tabanus Ta*ba"nus, n. [L., horsefly.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of blood sucking flies, including the horseflies. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tabanus — Tabanus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • TABANUS — Varroni a tabe, quod corpore tabeat, i. e. gracilis sit, Graece μύωψ, a plerisque Scriptoribus, cum asilo, quem ῏οιςρον Graeci appllant, confunditur. Inter quos Plin. l. 11. c. 28. Quibusdam aculeus in ore, ut asilom, sive tabanum dici placet. Et …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Tabănus — Tabănus, Bremse; Tabanidae. Bremsen (s. d.), Familie aus der Ordnung der Zweiflügler …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tabanus — Tabanus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tabanus — Taxobox | name = Tabanus image width = 240px image caption = Tabanus bromius regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera superordo = Endopterygota| ordo = Diptera… …   Wikipedia

  • tabanus — təˈbānəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, horsefly : the type genus of Tabanidae comprising various horseflies and greenbottle flies * * * Tabanus /tə bāˈnəs/ noun The gadfly genus ORIGI …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tabanus — The gadflies and horseflies; a genus of biting flies, some species of which transmit surra, infectious equine anemia, anthrax, and other diseases. [L. a gadfly] * * * Ta·ba·nus tə bā nəs, ba n the type genus of the family Tabanidae comprising… …   Medical dictionary

  • tabanus — n. (Ent.) Horse fly …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tabanus — ta·ba·nus …   English syllables

  • Tabanus bovinus — Taon des boeufs …   Wikipédia en Français

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