any fly of the family Drosophilidae, the larvae of which feed on decaying fruit and vegetation.
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Origin of vinegar fly
First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for vinegar fly
any of various dipterous flies of the genus DrosophilaSee drosophila
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