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noun (used with a plural verb)Veterinary Pathology.

a disease affecting various mammals, especially horses, caused by the attachment of the parasitic larvae of botflies to the stomach of the host.

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Origin of bots

1780–90; plural of bot2; see -s3
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bots
/ (bɒts) /

noun

(functioning as singular) a digestive disease of horses and some other animals caused by the presence of botfly larvae in the stomach
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