flyblow

noun
fly·blow | \ˈflī-ˌblō \

Definition of flyblow 

(Entry 1 of 2)

flyblow

verb
flyblew; flyblown

Definition of flyblow (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

2 : to deposit eggs or young larvae of a flesh fly or blowfly in

First Known Use of flyblow

Noun

1556, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about flyblow

Dictionary Entries near flyblow

flybane

fly-bitten

fly block

flyblow

flyblown

flyboat

fly bomb

Statistics for flyblow

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for flyblow

The first known use of flyblow was in 1556

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for flyblow

flyblow

transitive verb
fly·blow | \-ˌblō \
flyblew; flyblown

Medical Definition of flyblow 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: to deposit eggs or young larvae of a flesh fly or blowfly in

flyblow

noun

Medical Definition of flyblow (Entry 2 of 2)

More from Merriam-Webster on flyblow

See words that rhyme with flyblow

Comments on flyblow

What made you want to look up flyblow? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!