Definition of greenbottle in English:

greenbottle

noun

  • A metallic green fly that sometimes lays eggs in wounds on sheep or other animals.

    • ‘Blowflies, such as greenbottles and bluebottles, are attracted to your rabbit and its housing by the presence of faeces, urine, rotting vegetables and open wounds.’
    • ‘Eight out of every 10 insects eaten are flies. Surprisingly, most are large including greenbottles, bluebottles and horseflies.’

Pronunciation:

greenbottle

/ˈɡrēnˌbäd(ə)l/