carrion fly

noun

Definition of carrion fly

: a fly that lays its eggs in decaying flesh specifically : a widespread and destructive blowfly (Phormia terrae-novae)

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“Carrion fly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carrion%20fly. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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