Definition of brummer fly in English:

brummer fly

noun

South African
historical
  • A flesh fly of semi-desert regions in southern Africa, Wohlfahrtia pachytyli (family Sarcophagidae), which sometimes deposits its larvae as parasites on the brown locust (Locustana pardalina). More usually called locust fly.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Wallace (1853–1939). From Afrikaans brommer blowfly, bluebottle + fly.

Pronunciation

brummer fly

/ˈbrʌmə flʌɪ/