meaning of blowfly

blowfly meaning in General Dictionary

Any species of fly for the genus Musca that deposits its eggs or youthful larvaelig called flyblows and maggots upon animal meat or other animal products

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  • huge frequently hairy metallic blue or green-fly; lays eggs in carrion or dung or wounds
  • Any types of fly associated with genus Musca that deposits its eggs or younger larvae (called flyblows and maggots) upon meat or other animal items.

blowfly meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Any species of fly for the genus Musca that deposits its eggs or younger larvae (called flyblows and maggots) upon animal meat or any other pet items.