Botfly



any of several flies of the families Oestridae, Gasterophilidae, and Cuterebridae, the larvae of which are parasitic in the skin or other parts of various mammals.
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noun (pl) -flies
any of various stout-bodied hairy dipterous flies of the families Oestridae and Gasterophilidae, the larvae of which are parasites of man, sheep, and horses

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