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greenbottle fly

[green-bot-l] /ˈgrinˌbɒt l/
noun
1.
any of several metallic-green blowflies, as Phaenicia sericata.
Also called greenbottle.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; green + bottle1
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greenbottle

/ˈɡriːnˌbɒtəl/
noun
1.
a common dipterous fly, Lucilia caesar, that has a dark greenish body with a metallic lustre and lays its eggs in carrion: family Calliphoridae
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