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Meaning of MAGGOT

Pronunciation:  'magut

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter

MAGGOT is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: grub



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mag"got\, n. [W. macai, pl. maceiod, magiod, a worn or
grub; cf. magu to bread.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) The footless larva of any fly. See {Larval}.

2. A whim; an odd fancy. --Hudibras. Tennyson.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing maggots in your dream, represents your anxieties about death. It may also be indicative of some issue or problem that you have been rejecting and it is now "Seeing or eating away" at you . You need to confront it for it is destroying your sense of harmony and balance. In particular, to dream that you are stepping on maggots indicates guilt and impurity. You are trying to repress your immoral thoughts or behavior . On a positive note, it may symbolize your resilience, persistence, and your ability to bounce back from adversity.
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