crane fly definition

  • noun:
    • Any of many long-legged, slender-bodied flies associated with the family Tipulidae, having the basic appearance of a big mosquito. Also called daddy longlegs.
    • a dipterous insect with long feet, regarding the genus Tipula.
    • A common name of the dipterous insects of the family Tipulid√¶ (which see).
    • long-legged slim flies that resemble large mosquitoes but don't bite

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