cherry fruit fly

noun

Definition of cherry fruit fly

: a small brown trypetid fly (Rhagoletis cingulata) whose larva lives in the fruit of the cherry

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“Cherry fruit fly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cherry%20fruit%20fly. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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