blowfly

Definitions of blowfly
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n large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly; lays eggs in carrion or dung or wounds

Synonyms:
blow fly
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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