[ US /ˈbɫuˌbɔtəɫ/ ]
[ UK /blˈuːbɒtə‍l/ ]
  1. blowfly with iridescent blue body; makes a loud buzzing noise in flight
  2. an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers
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How To Use bluebottle In A Sentence

  • Blowflies, such as greenbottles and bluebottles, are attracted to your rabbit and its housing by the presence of faeces, urine, rotting vegetables and open wounds.
  • Hundreds of açaí fruits dangle from branches in clusters that look like nests of bluebottles.
  • Would we do the same for baby rats, or baby cockroaches or baby bluebottles?
  • The book is full of scientific observations of creatures such as the sea speckle, the red poison needle, the oleander, the bluebottle or coral. From the Mouth of the Whale by Sjón - review
  • In Britain, they include the common bluebottle and greenbottle, and they are the forensic entomologist's raw material. Lords of the flies: the insect detectives
  • She hadn't noticed the bluebottle in the corner of the window frame. MIDNIGHT IS A LONELY PLACE
  • We had to continually step over it and we had to keep our mouths shut in case we swallowed some of the hundreds of bluebottles swarming around the dirt.
  • The bluebottle, after raging against the pane a minute longer, was caught by the breeze and made its escape into the open air. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE
  • At midday I took myself off to Coogee but the cold water and the beached bluebottles put me off the idea of swimming.
  • UGLY blue slugs called glaucus that like to eat bluebottles are turning up in their hundreds on Gold Coast beaches blown in by northeasterlies. | Top Stories
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