• Definition for "chironomus"
    • a comprehensive genus of dipterous insects, previously referred…
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chironomus definition

  • noun:
    • a comprehensive genus of dipterous insects, previously referred to the family Tipulidæ, or crane-flies, nevertheless now forming the kind of your family Chironomidæ.
    • type genus of the Chironomidae
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