from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various flies of the family Sarcophagidae whose larvae are parasitic in animal tissue or feed on carrion.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The common name of a group of exclusively carnivorous dipterous insects, the blow-flies, such as those of the genus Sarcophaga.
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- noun Alternative form of
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- noun fly whose larvae feed on carrion or the flesh of living animals
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