1. (Science: veterinary) A small, hard tumour which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling. A small tumour produced by the larvae of the gadfly in the backs of horses, cattle, etc.
Synonym: warblet, warbeetle, warnles.
2. (Science: zoology) See wormil.
Origin: Cf. Wormil.
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More on this: Hypoderma Hypoderma bovis, H. lineatum: Ox warbles or cattle grubs; heel or bomb flies General Description: Adults are hairy flies without functioning mouth parts. Thus they do not feed. The abdomen has three bands of hairs, light yellow ...
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