Etymology

1. maggot

noun. ['ˈmægət'] the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter.

Etymology

  • magot (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Maggot

  • zagat
  • faggot
  • baggott
  • agate

Example sentences of the word maggot


1. Adjective
The grub is the maggot stage of the heel fly.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A maggot, however, can complete its transformation to a fly in as little as a week.

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