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1. bluebottle

noun. ['ˈbluːˌbɔtəl'] blowfly with iridescent blue body; makes a loud buzzing noise in flight.

Synonyms

  • blowfly
  • Calliphora vicina

Etymology

  • blue (English)
  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bottle (English)
  • bottle (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Bluebottle

  • accidental
  • acquittal
  • anecdotal
  • anecdotal
  • antal
  • antle
  • apostol
  • aristotle
  • artiodactyl
  • austell
  • austill
  • avital
  • bachtel
  • bachtell
  • bantle
  • bartel
  • bartl
  • bartle
  • bartol
  • battle

Sentences with bluebottle


1. Adjective
Remove kitchen garbage and animal litter from your home once a day while you have a bluebottle fly problem.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A bluebottle is a type of blowfly, a non-biting fly found all over the world.

Quotes about bluebottle


1. Then I realised that I was the god on this occasion. I had tried to help the bluebottle, but it wouldn't let me. And then I felt sorry for God because I understood his frustration. Sometimes when people offer a helping hand, it gets pushed away. People always want to help themselves first.
- Cecelia Ahern, The Book of Tomorrow

2. bluebottle

noun. ['ˈbluːˌbɔtəl'] an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers.

Synonyms

  • bachelor's button
  • cornflower
  • Centaurea
  • flower
  • Centaurea cyanus

Etymology

  • blue (English)
  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bottle (English)
  • bottle (Middle English (1100-1500))
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