/ (ˈɡriːnˌbɒtəl) /
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a common dipterous fly, Lucilia caesar, that has a dark greenish body with a metallic lustre and lays its eggs in carrion: family Calliphoridae
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Words nearby greenbottle
greenbelt, Green Beret, Greenberg, greenboard, greenbone, greenbottle, greenbottle fly, greenbrier, greenbug, green card, green-collar
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How to use greenbottle in a sentence
The first question that presents itself is this: how do the greenbottle grubs feed?
On the top of this, I place a few slabs of greenbottle eggs collected a moment ago from the snake in my earthen pan.
Even in this imperfect case, it is obvious that the greenbottle grubs begin by liquefying their food.
The greenbottle's eggs, though these are of very rapid development, take twenty-four hours to yield their grubs.
And it is the little Greenbottle worms that produce this liquid.Insect Adventures|J. Henri Fabre