Spanish fly

noun

Definition of Spanish fly

  1. 1 :  a green blister beetle (Lytta vesicatoria) of southern Europe

  2. 2 :  cantharis 2

Circa 1634

First Known Use of spanish fly

circa 1634


Medical Dictionary

Spanish fly

noun

Medical Definition of Spanish fly

  1. 1:  a green blister beetle (Lytta vesicatoria of the family Meloidae) of southern Europe that is the source of cantharides

  2. 2:  cantharis 2


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