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 for Hippobosca
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hippobosca \Hip`po*bos"ca\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. "i`ppos horse + ?
     to feed.] (Zool.)
     A genus of dipterous insects including the horsefly or horse
     tick. -- Hip`po*bos"can, a.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Hippobosca
      n 1: type genus of the Hippoboscidae [syn: Hippobosca, genus
           Hippobosca]

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