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Any of several blowflies of the genus Calliphora that have a bright metallic-blue body and lay their eggs in decaying organic matter.


1. (Animals) another name for the blowfly
2. (Plants) any of various blue-flowered plants, esp the cornflower
3. (Law) Brit an informal word for a policeman
4. (Animals) Austral and NZ an informal name for Portuguese man-of-war


(ˈbluˌbɒt l)

2. any iridescent-blue blow fly, esp. one of the genus Calliphora.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bluebottle - an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowersbluebottle - an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Centaurea, genus Centaurea - knapweed; star thistle
2.bluebottle - blowfly with iridescent blue body; makes a loud buzzing noise in flight
blow fly, blowfly - large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly; lays eggs in carrion or dung or wounds
ذُبابَةٌ زَرْقاء
fiskifluga, maîkafluga, húsfluga
mavi at sineği


[ˈbluːˌbɒtl] Nmoscarda f


[ˈbluːbɒtəl] nmouche f à viandeblue cheese nbleu m, fromage m bleublue-chip [ˌbluˈtʃɪp] adj [stocks, issues, companies] → de premier ordre
blue-chip investment → investissement m de premier ordreblue-collar worker [ˈblukɒlə] nouvrier/ière m/f col bleublue-eyed [ˌbluːˈaɪd] adjaux yeux bleusblue-eyed boy (British) n (= darling, favourite) → chouchou m


[ˈbluːˌbɒtl] nmoscone m


(bluː) adjective
1. of the colour of a cloudless sky. blue paint; Her eyes are blue.
2. sad or depressed. I'm feeling blue today.
1. the colour of a cloudless sky. That is a beautiful blue.
2. a blue paint, material etc. We'll have to get some more blue.
3. the sky or the sea. The balloon floated off into the blue.
ˈblueness noun
ˈbluish adjective
quite blue; close to blue. a bluish green.
ˈbluebottle noun
a kind of large house-fly with a blue abdomen.
ˈbluecollar adjective
(of workers) wearing overalls and working in factories etc. Blue collar workers are demanding the same pay as office staff.
ˈblueprint noun
a detailed photographic plan of work to be carried out. the blueprints for a new aircraft.
once in a blue moon
very seldom. He visits his mother once in a blue moon.
out of the blue
without warning. He arrived out of the blue, without phoning first.
the blues
low spirits; depression. He's got the blues today but he's usually cheerful.
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Some of the varieties of migrant butterflies colouring the hills are Common Blue Bottle, Peacock Pansy, Plain Tiger, Angled Castor, Common Castor, Common Grass Yellow, Common Fouring, Common Laster, Painted Lady, Crimson Rose, Yellow Pansy, Blue Mormon, Trycloured Tideflat, Chocolate Pansy, Common Crow and Forget me not amongst many other beautiful ones.
He pilots a bug-like machine that resembles a bladeless ceramic helicopter crossed with a supremely agile blue bottle house fly.