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  • noun Plural form of medfly.

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Examples

  • Periodic infestations of medflies cripple harvests, forcing growers to shut down production as inspectors seek to eliminate the insects.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • If the lead is non-white, suddenly this core human need vanishes, and in a strange unconscious variant of "releasing sterile medflies into the environment" suddenly there is dramatic slight of hand, and something other than this core human need is central.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • If the lead is non-white, suddenly this core human need vanishes, and in a strange unconscious variant of "releasing sterile medflies into the environment" suddenly there is dramatic slight of hand, and something other than this core human need is central.

    Warning: Slant-Eye Alert

  • Periodic infestations of medflies cripple harvests, forcing growers to shut down production as inspectors seek to eliminate the insects.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Periodic infestations of medflies cripple harvests, forcing growers to shut down production as inspectors seek to eliminate the insects.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • One of them, a contractor with the state to provide sterile medflies, will probably prove embarrassing.

    The Black Ice

  • Anonymous, but nevertheless, threats to breed nonsterile medflies and release them, causing a massive infestation.

    The Black Ice

  • He waved a nattering of flies, probably pink medflies, he thought, away from his face, went down the loading-dock stairs and walked out through the garage door.

    The Black Ice

  • "The USDA and state Medfly Eradication Project release billions of sterile medflies all across southern California.

    The Black Ice

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