[ ĕs′trĭd ]
A botfly of the family Oestridae.
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Example sentences from the Web for oestrid
To the family Oestrid belong the bot and warble-flies so frequently injurious to animals.
There are on record many cases of the occurrence of the larv of Oestrid as occasional parasites of man.