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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting, usually found in the hair.

Usage examples (33)
  • The comb's teeth will electronically kill every single louse, without causing harm to the scalp.
  • The bite of the louse is not virulent immediately after the infecting meal.
  • Lice is the plural of louse, which is a small, quick, parasitic insect that cannot jump or fly, and the name for a louse's egg is a nit.
  • “Work was being rushed on” for the complete eradication of the clothing louse which is the carrier of the infection. for more
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