Translation of bluebottle in Spanish:

bluebottle

mosca azul, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbluːbɒt(ə)l//ˈbluˌbɑdl/

noun

  • 1

    mosca azul feminine
    moscarda feminine
    • We had to continually step over it and we had to keep our mouths shut in case we swallowed some of the hundreds of bluebottles swarming around the dirt.
    • Apart from the threat of sharks, the biggest problem for competitors has been rough seas and bluebottles.
    • He said the seven-day collection timetable, introduced in the 1930s, was brought in because the life cycle of the bluebottle was ten days.
    • It sits, not quite dead, but buzzing like a bluebottle under a pint glass, its battery acid eating away the carpet.
    • Smashing their way in, officers were met with a sickening stench and dead bluebottles covering the stairs.
    • Last year the residents living nearest to the field complained of bluebottles getting into their homes.
    • In fact, the possibility of being savaged seemed so low on her sense of possibilities that she was almost instantly distracted by a bluebottle banging against the window.
    • On the shag, a halo of bluebottle flies buzzing above, lay a great steaming pile.
    • In the background, cameras whirred like demented bluebottles, adding their drone to the low buzz of conversation.
    • Hundreds of açaí fruits dangle from branches in clusters that look like nests of bluebottles.
    • I even open windows for bluebottles and talk them out.
    • ‘There used to be halves of bacon hanging outside, whole half pigs, with lots of flies and bluebottles buzzing around,’ she recalls.
    • He noticed several bluebottle flies gathering in a panel at the side of the bath.
    • My kitchen window is at the back of the house and if I leave it open the house is filled with brown flies - they are not the normal bluebottles but flies which feed on sewage.
    • On her right wrist she wore a light bracelet of a similar design, but this had a large blue stone imbedded in it: a single bluebottle trapped in a silver filigree web.
    • So I was strolling down the hall when I saw a bluebottle flying towards me at something approaching waist height.
    • For all that, though, there was a certain amusing surreality to the show, with jabbering rats, crazed socks and giant bluebottles all regularly putting in appearances.
    • To the others in the car she could have been following a circling bluebottle.
    • 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.
    • Would we do the same for baby rats, or baby cockroaches or baby bluebottles?