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flyweight

1. 
a. a professional boxer weighing not more than 112 pounds (51 kg)
b. an amateur boxer weighing 48--51 kg (106--112 pounds)
c. (as modifier): a flyweight contest
2. (in Olympic wrestling) a wrestler weighing not more than 115 pounds (52 kg)
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