housefly definition

  • noun:
    • a typical, widely dispensed fly (Musca domestica) that frequents peoples dwellings, breeds in moist or decaying natural matter, and transmits a wide variety of diseases.
    • the typical fly, of this types Musca domestica that develops generally in most houses; it could spread some diseases.
    • a standard fly (esp. Musca domestica), which infests homes in both Europe and America. Its larva is a maggot which life in decaying substances or excrement, about sink drains, etc.
    • common fly (Musca domestica) that frequents human habitations and spreads many diseases.
    • the most popular fly, Musca domestica.
    • typical fly that frequents human being habitations and spreads many diseases
    • common fly that frequents person habitations and spreads many diseases

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