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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large usually hairy metallic blue or green insect.

Usage examples (35)
  • It determines the life cycle of the blowfly when the infestation started to the growth of maggots.
  • And lest I forget, the worst of all pests: the Australian blowfly, an invasive introduced species.
  • Despite their reputation as disgusting and repulsive animals, maggots -- blowfly larvae -- are largely harmless.
  • If the scientist from the sci-fi gem The Fly had fused himself with an Aussie blowfly, he would have been unstoppable. for more
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