bluebottle

Primary Meanings of bluebottle

1.
n
an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers
2.
n
blowfly with iridescent blue body; makes a loud buzzing noise in flight
Full Definitions of bluebottle
1

n 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
Type of:
flower
a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
2

n blowfly with iridescent blue body; makes a loud buzzing noise in flight

Synonyms:
Calliphora vicina
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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