vinegar fly

any fly of the family Drosophilidae, the larvae of which feed on decaying fruit and vegetation.
Also called fruit fly, pomace fly.

1900–05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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vinegar fly
See drosophila any of various dipterous flies of the genus Drosophila

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