a disease affecting various mammals, especially horses, caused by the attachment of the parasitic larvae of botflies to the stomach of the host.
the larva of a botfly.
a person who cadges; scrounger.
a device or piece of software that can execute commands, reply to messages, or perform routine tasks, as online searches, either automatically or with minimal human intervention (often used in combination):
intelligent infobots; shopping bots that help consumers find the best prices.
Historical Examples

Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
Insects and Diseases Rennie W. Doane
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
William Clayton’s Journal William Clayton
Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
The Insect World Louis Figuier
In Search of a Siberian Klondike Homer B. Hulbert
The Insect World Louis Figuier

(functioning as sing) a digestive disease of horses and some other animals caused by the presence of botfly larvae in the stomach
the larva of a botfly, which typically develops inside the body of a horse, sheep, or man
any similar larva
(NZ, informal) a mild illness in humans
to scrounge or borrow
(intransitive) often foll by on. to scrounge (from); impose (on)
a scrounger
on the bot, wanting to scrounge: he’s on the bot for a cigarette
(computing) an autonomous computer program that performs time-consuming tasks, esp on the internet
Board of Trade

A software program that imitates the behavior of a human, as by querying search engines or participating in chatroom discussions.
small computer program (from “robot”)
back on topic
beginning of tape
Board of Trade


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