FOR LEXICAL ALIMENTATION, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Nourish your vocabulary with a refresher on the words from the week of September 14–20, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “blatherskite” mean?
Origin of apple maggot
An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
Words nearby apple maggot
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British Dictionary definitions for apple maggot
a fruit fly, Rhagoletis pomonella, the larvae of which bore into and feed on the fruit of apple trees: family Trypetidae
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