medflies

medfly

[med-flahy]
noun, plural medflies.
Also, Medfly.


Origin:
1930–35; by shortening

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medfly (ˈmɛdˌflaɪ)
 
n , pl -fly, -flies
another name for Mediterranean fruit fly

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medfly
Mediterranean fruit fly
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