blowfly

noun blow·fly \ -ˌflī \

Definition of blowfly

: any of a family (Calliphoridae) of dipteran flies (such as the bluebottle or screwworm) that deposit their eggs especially on meat or in wounds

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First Known Use of blowfly

1744


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blowfly

noun blow·fly \ -ˌflī \

medical Definition of blowfly

plural blowflies
: any dipteran fly (as a bluebottle or a screwworm) of the family Calliphoridae

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