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or Can·tha·ris

npl  can*thar*i*des   1  :  SPANISH FLY 1  2  cantharides pl but sing or pl in constr :  a preparation of dried beetles and esp. Spanish flies that contains cantharidin and is used in medicine as a blister-producing agent and formerly as an aphrodisiac - called also Spanish fly  .
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