n. egg or young larvae deposited by blowfly; maggot v. deposit larva or flyblow on (meat or other food); contaminate; taint

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • flyblow — /fluy bloh /, v., flyblew, flyblown, flyblowing, n. v.t. 1. to deposit eggs or larvae on (meat or other food). n. 2. one of the eggs or young larvae of a blowfly, deposited on meat or other food. [1550 60; FLY2 + BLOW2] * * * …   Universalium

  • flyblow — /ˈflaɪbloʊ/ (say fluybloh) verb (t) (flyblew, flyblown, flyblowing) 1. to deposit eggs or larvae on (meat). –noun 2. the egg or young larva (maggot) of a blowfly, deposited on meat, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • flyblow — [flī′blō΄] n. a blowfly s egg or larva vt., vi. flyblew, flyblown, flyblowing 1. to deposit flyblows in (meat, etc.) 2. to contaminate; spoil; taint …   English World dictionary

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