Musca definition

  • noun:
    • A constellation in the polar region associated with the Southern Hemisphere near Apus and Carina.
    • A genus of flies, or two-winged pests, established by Linnæus in 1763.
    • [lowercase] A fly or some similar insect.
    • The Fly, a name given to the constellation also called Apis, the Bee.
    • kind genus regarding the Muscidae: houseflies
    • a tiny constellation within the polar region regarding the southern hemisphere nearby the Southern Cross and Chamaeleon
  • proper-noun:
    • A taxonomic genus in the family members Muscini — like the housefly.
    • An autumn constellation of south sky, believed to resemble a fly. It lies between your constellations of Carina and Apus.
    • A genus of dipterous bugs, like the common house fly, and various allied species.
    • a little constellation situated amongst the Southern Cross and also the Pole.

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