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maggot

 [mag´ot]
the soft-bodied larva of an insect, especially one living in decaying flesh.

mag·got

(mag'ŏt),
A fly larva or grub.

maggot

/mag·got/ (mag´it) the soft-bodied larva of an insect, especially a form living in decaying flesh.

maggot

(măg′ət)
n.
The legless, soft-bodied, wormlike larva of any of various dipteran flies, often found in decaying matter.

mag′got·y adj.
Medical entomology Larvae (a worm-like feeding state of flies), order Diptera—e.g., green (Phaenicia sericata) and black (Phormia regina bottle flies).
Vox populi A popular term for a ne’er-do-well

maggot

Medical entomology Larvae–a worm-like feeding state of flies–order Diptera–eg, green–Phaenicia sericata, black–Phormia regina bottle flies. Cf Leeches, Roach.

mag·got

(mag'ŏt)
A fly larva or grub.

maggot

any insect larva lacking appendages and an obvious head, (usually) the larva of a member of the order Diptera.

maggot

the soft-bodied larva of an insect, especially one living in decaying flesh or tissue debris.

cattle maggot
wool maggot
see cutaneous myiasis.
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The second to construct on the current site is the Maggoty Hydro Plant and it would will bring the number of hydroelectric power plants running by JPS throughout the island to nine.
the possum's hiney itself has turned maggoty or worm-infested, it's safe to eat.
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Organic gardening's principal disadvantage is that without chemical sprays the plants are bound to suffer more from pests and diseases, some apples will tend to be maggoty for example and lettuces may have more slugs.
Natchez is broiling with maggoty corruption: lust, greed, racism, murder and pornography all simmer in the Southern heat.
Mick opened the door expecting to find children so he could hand out the mouldy maggoty chocolates but there was no-one there.
QMY peas were brilliant early on but now some have gone maggoty, although they're not rotten.
The whole of society looks maggoty and illegitimate in her eyes.
morning I found myself singing Jingle Ergo, this year, whatever I make must incorporate: half a packet of puy lentils, a bag of dried porcini mushrooms, a bag of "pulse mix" (boil for three and a half days before using), a drum of powdered cheese sauce of uncertain provenance, a brick (and I mean brick) of light muscovado sugar, half a packet of ciabatta mix, a quarter bottle of Nam Pla, a packet of chicken flavour noodles, half a packet of macadamias and - excuse me while I pop out into my garden for a moment - 27 maggoty blackberries.