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a small grey dipterous insect, Delia antiqua, that is a serious pest of onions. The larvae destroy the bulbs
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onigiri, on in years, oniomania, onion, onion dome, onion fly, onion rings, Onions, onionskin, onion snow, onion weed
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How to use onion fly in a sentence
It might be, continued the latter kindly, that youve been bitten by the Diptera onionensis, otherwise known as the onion-fly.Left Half Harmon|Ralph Henry Barbour
As a crowning advantage this system, to a large extent, prevents attack from the Onion Fly.
Other remedies are suggested in the article on Onion Fly, Page 420.