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mag·got

 (măg′ət)
n.
1. The legless, soft-bodied, wormlike larva of any of various dipteran flies, often found in decaying matter.
2. Slang A despicable person.
3. Archaic An extravagant notion; a whim.

[Middle English magot, perhaps alteration of mathek, maddokk, perhaps from Old English matha.]

mag′got·y adj.
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maggot

(ˈmæɡət)
n
1. (Zoology) the soft limbless larva of dipterous insects, esp the housefly and blowfly, occurring in decaying organic matter
2. rare a fancy or whim
[C14: from earlier mathek; related to Old Norse mathkr worm, Old English matha, Old High German mado grub]
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mag•got

(ˈmæg ət)

n.
1. a soft-bodied, legless larva of certain flies.
2. an odd fancy; whim.
[1425–75;< Old Norse mathkr]
mag′got•y, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maggot - the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic mattermaggot - the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter
grub - a soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects
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maggot

noun worm, grub fetid, maggot-infested meat
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Translations
دود الطُّعْمدُودَةٌ
červlarva
larvemaddike
toukkakärpäsentoukkalieromato
crv
kukac
maîkur, lirfa
うじ
구더기
kāpurs, tārps
ličinka
masklarvlikmaskmaggot
หนอน
kurtçuksürfe
con giòi

maggot

[ˈmægət] Ncresa f, gusano m
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maggot

[ˈmægət] n (= grub) → ver m, asticot m
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maggot

nMade f
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maggot

[ˈmægət] nverme m, baco
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maggot

(ˈmӕgət) noun
the worm-like grub or larva of a fly, especially a bluebottle.
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maggot

دُودَةٌ červ maddike Made σκουλήκι εντόμου cresa, gusano toukka asticot crv verme うじ 구더기 made larve larwa larva de insecto, larva de inseto личинка mask หนอน kurtçuk con giòi
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mag·got

n. larva de un insecto.
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maggot

n cresa, larva de mosca
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