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blowfly

Definitions of blowfly
  1. noun
    large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly; lays eggs in carrion or dung or wounds
    synonyms: blow fly
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    types:
    Calliphora vicina, bluebottle
    blowfly with iridescent blue body; makes a loud buzzing noise in flight
    greenbottle, greenbottle fly
    blowfly with brilliant coppery green body
    type of:
    fly
    two-winged insects characterized by active flight
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