midge definition

  • noun:
    • Any of various gnatlike flies of the family members Chironomidae, discovered globally and frequently occurring in swarms near ponds and ponds.
    • Any of various similar dipteran pests, like the biting midges of the household Ceratopogonidae.
    • slightly person.
    • any one of numerous tiny two-winged flies, like, from household Chironomidae or non-biting midges, the household Chaoboridae or phantom midges, and the family members Ceratopogonidae or biting midges, all belonging to the purchase Diptera.
    • Any one of many small, delicate, long-legged flies of the Chironomus, and allied genera, which do not bite. Their larvæ are usually aquatic.
    • a tremendously tiny fly, abundant in many parts of the United States and Canada, noted when it comes to annoying top-notch its bite.
    • A two-winged fly for the purchase Diptera and suborder Nemocera; a gnat or some insect resembling one: a popular title used with little to no discrimination to a lot of different insects.
    • Something tiny of their kind, due to the fact fry of seafood; a dwarf; a midget.
    • a really small one-horse carriage used in the Isle of Wight, England.
    • minute two-winged mosquito-like fly lacking biting mouthparts; can be found in dance swarms particularly near liquid

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