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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Hessian fly Hessian fly n : small fly whose larvae damage wheat and other grains [syn: Mayetiola destructor ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Hessian fly Hessian \Hes"sian\, a. Of or relating to Hesse, in Germany, or to the Hessians. [1913 Webster] 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 sacking. 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. [1913 Webster] Cecidomyia \Cec`i*do*my"i*a\ (s[e^]s`[i^]*d[-o]*m[imac]"[i^]*[.a]), prop. n. [Nl., fr. Gr. khki`s, khki^dos, a gall nut + myi^a a fly.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of small dipterous files, including several very injurious species, as the Hessian fly. See Hessian fly. [1913 Webster]

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