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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small wingless parasitic insects.

Usage examples (36)
  • Trimmed birds that were allowed to regrow their overhangs ‘caused an immediate reduction in lice’ (p. 815).
  • Unlike the itch parasite (of scabies), the habitat and breeding-ground of these lice is not the body but the clothing.
  • Trout lice, which is a kind of a worm, in shape like a
  • Dona – Yamana, Chile: to take lice from a person’s head and squash between one’s teeth. for more
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