noun. ['ˈbɑːtˌflaɪ'] stout-bodied hairy dipterous fly whose larvae are parasites on humans and other mammals.
- sheep botfly
- sheep gadfly
- Oestrus ovis
- Dermatobia hominis
- horse botfly
- Gasterophilus intestinalis
Words that Rhyme with Botfly
Example sentences of the word botfly
1. Noun, singular or mass
The botfly is a large, fuzzy gray or black fly common in most areas of the United States.
It is possible to feel botfly** larvae crawling underneath your skin.