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The egg or larva of a blowfly.
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vb, -blows, -blowing, -blew or -blown
(tr) to contaminate, esp with the eggs or larvae of the blowfly; taint
(Zoology) (usually plural) the egg or young larva of a blowfly, deposited on meat, paper, etc
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v. -blew, -blown, -blow•ing,
1. to deposit eggs or larvae on (meat or other food).n.
2. one of the eggs or young larvae of a blowfly, deposited on food.
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Past participle: flyblown
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