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flyblow

[flahy-bloh]
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verb (used with object), fly·blew, fly·blown, fly·blow·ing.
  1. to deposit eggs or larvae on (meat or other food).
noun
  1. one of the eggs or young larvae of a blowfly, deposited on meat or other food.

Origin of flyblow

First recorded in 1550–60; fly2 + blow2
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British Dictionary definitions for flyblow

flyblow

verb -blows, -blowing, -blew or -blown
  1. (tr) to contaminate, esp with the eggs or larvae of the blowfly; taint
noun
  1. (usually plural) the egg or young larva of a blowfly, deposited on meat, paper, etc
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