bluebottle

noun blue·bot·tle \ ˈblü-ˌbä-tᵊl \

Definition of bluebottle

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

noun blue·bot·tle \ ˈblü-ˌbä-tᵊl \

Definition of bluebottle for Students

:a large blue hairy fly

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bluebottle

noun blue·bot·tle \ ˈblü-ˌbät-ᵊl \

medical Definition of bluebottle

: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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