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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rob′ber fly`(n.)

  1. any of numerous, often large, dipterous insects of the family Asilidae that are predaceous on other insects.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of robber fly:

1870–75

Princeton's WordNet

  1. robber fly, bee killer(noun)

    swift predatory fly having a strong body like a bee with the proboscis hardened for sucking juices of other insects captured on the wing

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