bluebottle

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Related to bluebottles: Calliphora vicina, Blue bottle fly

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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Boak Dead bluebottles strewn among cups and plaques
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"A wall of bluebottles is approaching #Rainbow beach.
According to Caters News Agency, which posted the man's video, the 45-year-old motor mechanic from Canberra described the experience as "the stuff of nightmares" and worried that the bluebottles would kill him if he fell onto them.
"I've found the source of the bluebottles! There's, like, DOZENS of them in the dining room!
"Before moving into the house, I went to have a look around the back and the place was swarming with bluebottles.
"I was so worried about bluebottles and things in my tummy.
Fiona added: "All I could see was rotting flesh and there were bluebottles all over her."
I have been stung in the eye twice by wasps, swallowed bluebottles and had swallows swooping at my ankles.
It could be classified as 'Natural History' as it covers a multitude of minibeasts from butterflies to ladybirds and from bluebottles to dung-beetles.
But unless we start introducing juicily-bloated bluebottles into the food chain there's no way we can feed the nine billion people expected to be around in 2050.
Except that Hamburg defender Michael Mancienne (above) is doing just that and even when England centre-backs were dropping like bluebottles last month, the former Chelsea kid didn't even merit a mention.