Tzetze
Tzetze \Tzet"ze\, n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Tsetse}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tzetze — noun bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc. • Syn: ↑tsetse fly, ↑tsetse, ↑tzetze fly, ↑glossina • Hypernyms: ↑fly • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Glossina …   Useful english dictionary

  • tzetze — Tsetse Tset se, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A venomous two winged African fly ({Glossina morsitans}) whose bite is very poisonous, and even fatal, to horses and cattle, but harmless to men. It renders extensive districts in which it abounds uninhabitable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tzetze — tzet·ze (tsetґse) tsetse …   Medical dictionary

  • tzetze — n. any of number of small bloodsucking flies of Central and South Africa that carry sleeping sickness and other diseases …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tzetze fly — [tset′sē, tsēt′sē, set′sē, sēt′sē, tēt′sē] n. alt. sp. of TSETSE FLY …   English World dictionary

  • tzetze fly — noun bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc. • Syn: ↑tsetse fly, ↑tsetse, ↑tzetze, ↑glossina • Hypernyms: ↑fly • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Glossina …   Useful english dictionary

  • tzetze fly — /tset see, tet , tsee tsee, tee /. See tsetse fly. Also called tzetze. * * * …   Universalium

  • tzetze fly — tze|tze fly [ˈtetsi flaı, ˈtsetsi , ˈsetsi ] n another spelling of ↑tsetse fly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tzetze fly — noun (C) an African fly that sucks the blood of people and animals and spreads serious diseases …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tzetze fly — noun (C) another spelling of tsetse fly …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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