greenbottle fly

[ green-bot-l ]
/ ˈgrinˌbɒt l /

noun

any of several metallic-green blowflies, as Phaenicia sericata.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?
Also called greenbottle.

Origin of greenbottle fly

First recorded in 1860–65; green + bottle1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020