greenbottle fly


green·​bot·​tle fly ˈgrēn-ˌbät-ᵊl- How to pronounce greenbottle fly (audio)
: any of several brilliant coppery green-bodied flies of the family Calliphoridae and especially one of the genus Lucilia (L. sericata)

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“Greenbottle fly.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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