black blowfly

noun

Definition of black blowfly

: a rather large dark greenish black typically cold-weather blowfly (Phormia regina) breeding chiefly in carrion but also in open wounds of sheep and other animals including humans

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“Black blowfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20blowfly. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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