follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

Mexican fruitfly

noun
1.
a brightly colored fly, Anastrepha ludens, whose larvae are a serious pest chiefly of citrus fruits and mangoes in Mexico, Central America, and southern Texas.
Origin of Mexican fruitfly
1920-1925
1920-25
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Mexican fruitfly

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Mexican

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends