Definition of 'maggot'
Example sentences containing 'maggot'
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It was the concept of eating maggots that put me off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another is the use of maggots in the treatment of crush injuries to limbs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You've got maggots eating their way through your ear. The Sun (2013)Flies lay their eggs in the wool, which hatch into maggots and eat the lamb alive. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A nurse specialist who has used maggots for ten years says that her colleagues are squeamish. Times, Sunday Times (2006)At the time, it specialised in fishing equipment and its biggest seller was its range of live maggots. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The maggots eat his flesh. Christianity Today (2000)I've been devising a snack bar which uses maggots as a tasty filling. The Sun (2013)Which is strange, because it's got live maggots in it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Here's a tasty prospect - a cheese full of live maggots. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Not to be outdone, worms, maggots and leeches are all making a comeback. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Look like wasps, but are harmless The maggots eat aphids. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'maggot'
British English: maggot /ˈmæɡət/ NOUN
Maggots are tiny creatures that look like very small worms and turn into flies.
- American English: maggot
- Arabic: دُودَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: larva de inseto
- Chinese: 蛆
- Croatian: crv
- Czech: červ
- Danish: maddike
- Dutch: made
- European Spanish: cresa
- Finnish: toukka
- French: asticot
- German: Made
- Greek: σκουλήκι εντόμου
- Italian: verme
- Japanese: うじ 虫
- Korean: 구더기
- Norwegian: larve
- Polish: larwa
- European Portuguese: larva de insecto
- Romanian: larvă
- Russian: личинка
- Spanish: gusano
- Swedish: mask larv
- Thai: หนอน
- Turkish: kurtçuk
- Ukrainian: личинка
- Vietnamese: con giòi
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