Synonyms

1. botfly

noun. ['ˈbɑːtˌflaɪ'] stout-bodied hairy dipterous fly whose larvae are parasites on humans and other mammals.

Synonyms

  • sheep botfly
  • sheep gadfly
  • Oestrus ovis
  • Dermatobia hominis
  • horse botfly
  • gadfly
  • Gasterophilus intestinalis

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Words that Rhyme with Botfly

  • butterfly
  • firefly
  • gadfly
  • hoverfly
  • shoofly

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.

2. Adjective
It is possible to feel botfly** larvae crawling underneath your skin.

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