any of a family (Chloropidae) of tiny dipterous flies whose larvae destroy grain, esp. a black species (Oscinella frit)
Origin of frit fly; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps frit, from the glazed, shining appearance of the fly's body
Any of several small flies of the family Chloropidae, especially Oscinella frit, having larvae that are destructive to cereal plants such as oats and wheat.
Origin of frit flyOrigin unknown.