Maggot - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈmæɡət|  American pronunciation of the word maggot
Brit.  |ˈmaɡət|  British pronunciation of the word maggot

noun

- the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter

Examples

The rotten meat was infested with maggots.

...the last maggot he got in his head resulted in a disastrous extramarital affair...

Word forms

noun
singular: maggot
plural: maggots
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