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blow·fly

 (blō′flī′)
n.
Any of various flies of the family Calliphoridae that have a metallic blue, green, or black body and deposit their eggs in carcasses or carrion or in open sores and wounds.

blowfly

(ˈbləʊˌflaɪ)
n, pl -flies
(Animals) any of various dipterous flies of the genus Calliphora and related genera that lay their eggs in rotting meat, dung, carrion, and open wounds: family Calliphoridae. Also called: bluebottle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blowfly - large usually hairy metallic blue or green flyblowfly - large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly; lays eggs in carrion or dung or wounds
fly - two-winged insects characterized by active flight
Calliphora, genus Calliphora - type genus of the Calliphoridae: blowflies
Calliphora vicina, bluebottle - blowfly with iridescent blue body; makes a loud buzzing noise in flight
greenbottle, greenbottle fly - blowfly with brilliant coppery green body
Translations

blowfly

[ˈbləʊflaɪ] Nmoscarda f, mosca f azul

blowfly

[ˈbləʊˌflaɪ] nmoscone m della carne
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