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cattle grub

noun

Definition of cattle grub

  1. :  either of two warble flies (genus Hypoderma) especially in the larval stage: a :  common cattle grub b :  a related warble fly (H. bovis)



1926

First Known Use of cattle grub

1926


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cattle grub

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noun \-ˌgrəb\

Medical Definition of cattle grub

  1. :  either of two warble flies of the genus Hypoderma especially in the larval stage:a:  common cattle grubb:  northern cattle grub




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