Search Result for "tsetse_fly":
1. bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.;
[syn: tsetse fly, tsetse, tzetze fly, tzetze, glossina]
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):
TZETZE (or TSETSE) FLY, n. An African insect (_Glossina morsitans_) whose bite is commonly regarded as nature's most efficacious remedy for insomnia, though some patients prefer that of the American novelist (_Mendax interminabilis_).