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cluster fly

noun
1.
a black fly, Pollenia rudis, slightly larger than the housefly, commonly found hibernating in large numbers in homes in the fall.
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cluster fly

noun
1.
a dipterous fly, Pollenia rudis, that tends to gather in large numbers in attics in the autumn: family Calliphoridae. The larvae are parasitic in earthworms
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