bluebottle

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noun blue·bot·tle \ˈblü-ˌbä-təl\

Definition of bluebottle

  1. 1 :  bachelor's button

  2. 2 :  any of several blowflies (genus Calliphora) that have the abdomen or the whole body iridescent blue in color and that make a loud buzzing noise in flight

First Known Use of bluebottle

15th century


BLUEBOTTLE Defined for Kids

bluebottle

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noun blue·bot·tle \ˈblü-ˌbä-təl\

Definition of bluebottle for Students

  1. :  a large blue hairy fly


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bluebottle

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noun blue·bot·tle \ˈblü-ˌbät-əl\

Medical Definition of bluebottle

  1. :  any of several blowflies (genus Calliphora) that have an iridescent blue body or abdomen and make a loud buzzing noise in flight


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