fox maggot

noun

Definition of fox maggot

: a screwworm (Wohlfahrtia opaca) developing in the flesh of various mammals and especially destructive to young ranch mink and foxes

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“Fox maggot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fox%20maggot. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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