heel fly

noun

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heel fly was in 1870

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“Heel fly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heel%20fly. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

heel fly

noun
: cattle grub
especially : one in the adult stage

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