any of several stout, woolly flies of the family Oestridae, the larvae of which produce warbles in cattle and other animals.
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- warbeck, perkin,
- warbling vireo,
- warburg, otto heinrich,
Origin of warble fly
First recorded in 1875–80
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any of various hairy beelike dipterous flies of the genus Hypoderma and related genera, the larvae of which produce warbles in cattle: family Oestridae
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