Definition of gout fly
: any of various chloropid flies (genus Chlorops) whose larvae feed in wheat, barley, and other grasses causing gout in infested plants
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of gout fly
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up gout fly? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).