blow fly

or blow·fly


any of numerous dipterous insects of the family Calliphoridae that deposit their eggs or larvae on carrion, excrement, etc., or in wounds of living animals.

Nearby words

  1. blow,
  2. blow a fuse,
  3. blow away,
  4. blow by blow,
  5. blow down,
  6. blow hot and cold,
  7. blow in,
  8. blow into,
  9. blow it,
  10. blow job

Origin of blow fly

First recorded in 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019