deer botfly

noun

variants or deer bot fly
: a botfly of the genus Cephenemyia

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deer botfly was in 1915

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“Deer botfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deer%20botfly. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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