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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tsetse fly, tsetse, tzetze fly, tzetze, glossinanoun

    bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.


  1. tsetsenoun

    Any fly of the genus Glossina, native to Africa, that feeds on human and animal blood; known primarily as a carrier of parasitic trypanosomes.

    Etymology: From tsetse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tsetsenoun

    a venomous two-winged African fly (Glossina morsitans) whose bite is very poisonous, and even fatal, to horses and cattle, but harmless to men. It renders extensive districts in which it abounds uninhabitable during certain seasons of the year

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tsetse

    tset′sē, n. a dipterous insect of South Africa (Glossina morsitans), not much larger than the common house-fly, brownish, with four yellow bars across the abdomen, strangely limited within sharply defined areas or 'fly-belts.' Its bite is fatal to the ox, horse, and dog.

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  1. sestet, teests, testes

  2. Sestet

  3. Teests

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tsetse in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tsetse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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