bluebottle

Definitions of bluebottle
  1. noun
    an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers
    synonyms: Centaurea cyanus, bachelor's button, cornflower
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    type of:
    flower
    a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  2. noun
    blowfly with iridescent blue body; makes a loud buzzing noise in flight
    synonyms: Calliphora vicina
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    type of:
    blow fly, blowfly
    large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly; lays eggs in carrion or dung or wounds
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