cattle grub

noun

Definition of cattle grub 

: either of two warble flies (genus Hypoderma) especially in the larval stage:

a : common cattle grub

b : a related warble fly (H. bovis)

First Known Use of cattle grub

1926, in the meaning defined above

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cattle grub

noun
\-ˌgrəb \

Medical Definition of cattle grub 

: either of two warble flies of the genus Hypoderma especially in the larval stage:

a : common cattle grub

b : northern cattle grub

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