1 botanical; botanist; botany
Botfly larva; typically develops inside the body of a horse or sheep or human.
Larva of a botfly that infests horses.
1. Short for robot. A displayed representation of a person or other entity whose actions are based on programming.
2. A program that performs some task on a network, especially a task that is repetitive or time consuming.
3. On the Internet, a program that performs a repetitive or time-consuming task, such as searching Web sites and newsgroups for information and indexing them in a database or other record-keeping system (called spiders); automatically posting one or more articles to multiple newsgroups (often used in spamming and called spambots); or keeping IRC channels open. Also called: Internet robot. See also IRC, newsgroup, spam, spambot, spider.