botfly

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noun bot·fly \ˈbät-ˌflī\

Definition of botfly

  1. :  any of various stout dipteran flies (family Oestridae) with larvae parasitic in cavities or tissues of various mammals including humans

Circa 1775

First Known Use of botfly

circa 1775


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botfly

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noun bot·fly \ˈbät-ˌflī\

Medical Definition of botfly

plural

botflies

  1. :  any of various stout dipteran flies of the family Oestridae that have larvae parasitic in cavities or tissues of various mammals including humans

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