melon fly

noun

Definition of melon fly

: a small two-winged fly (Dacus cucurbitae) whose maggot is destructive to melons, other cucurbits, and tomatoes especially in Hawaii

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“Melon fly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melon%20fly. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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