See also: MUSCA, musca, muscã, muscă, and mușca

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Musca domestica

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Borrowed from Latin musca (a fly).

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Musca f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Muscidae – some flies, including the housefly.

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Constellation map featuring Musca, centre
 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin musca (a fly). Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman, between 1595 and 1597.

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Musca

  1. (astronomy) An autumn constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a fly, between the constellations of Carina and Apus.

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