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Definition: Cecidomyia destructor
Hessian \Hes"sian\, a.
Of or relating to Hesse, in Germany, or to the Hessians.
Hessian boots, or Hessians, boot of a kind worn in
England, in the early part of the nineteenth century,
tasseled in front. --Thackeray.
Hessian cloth, or Hessians, a coarse hempen cloth for
Hessian crucible. See under Crucible.
Hessian fly (Zo["o]l.), a small dipterous fly or midge
(Cecidomyia destructor). Its larv[ae] live between the
base of the lower leaves and the stalk of wheat, and are
very destructive to young wheat; -- so called from the
erroneous idea that it was brought into America by the
Hessian troops, during the Revolution.