1. <botany> A plant (Centaurea cyanus) which grows in grain fields. It receives its name from its blue bottle-shaped flowers.

2. <zoology> A large and troublesome species of blowfly (Musca vomitoria). Its body is steel blue.

(01 Mar 1998)

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