from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See fruit fly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Any of several fruit flies, esp. Drosophila ampelopophila, which breed in imperfectly sealed preserves and in pickles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. flies whose larvae feed on pickles and imperfectly sealed preserves


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