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bluebottle:

see cornflowercornflower,
common herb (Centaurea cyanus) of the family Asteraceae (aster family). It is a garden flower in the United States but a weed in the grainfields of Europe.
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bluebottle

any of various blue-flowered plants, esp the cornflower
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Cape Town, Dec 21(ANI): South African bowler Dale Steyn has been stung by bluebottles on the seaside, ahead of South Africa's second Test against Sri Lanka at Durban.
Bluebottle larvae normally feast on rotting meat, and even a special meatless diet made the building stink.
The Goons became a national institution during the 1950s when their shows were first broadcast and the characters they created, like Bluebottle and Eccles, became household names.
It detects pressures well below the pressure exerted by a 20 milligram bluebottle fly carcass we experimented with, and does so with unprecedented speed," said Zhenan Bao, an associate professor of chemical engineering who led the research.
split-seconds tormented them like the strange bluebottle flies
Brushing away bluebottle corpses, and shredding the wrapping, I discovered a stack of hardboiled hardbacks.
Brushing away bluebottle corpses and shredding the wrapping, I discovered a stack of hardboiled hardbacks.
I still recall vividly the appalling stench on hot summer days from the Birmingham Hide Skin and Bone Company abattoir; the distressed residents in their fly and bluebottle infested homes having to suffer 24/7.
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The 10-1 shot was ridden just off the pace set by Wilson Bluebottle but readily swallowed up that rival in the final furlong and strode out well for a
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A few pages later, Dos Passos describes him: "The blood ran into the ground, the brains oozed out of the cracked skull and were licked up by the trenchrats, the belly swelled and raised a generation of bluebottle flies, and the incorruptible skeleton, and the scraps of dried viscera and skin bundled in khaki.