bluebottle fly

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bluebottle fly:

see blowflyblowfly,
name for flies of the family Calliphoridae. Blowflies are about the same size as, and resemble, the housefly; because they are usually metallic blue or green they are also called bluebottle or greenbottle flies.
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Two are in for repairs at the other end of the hangar--one is sleek like a dragonfly and used for mountain rescues; the other is corpulent and resembles a blue bottle fly and is employed in lowland missions.