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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fleas.

Usage examples (7)
  • Aphaniptera: indistinctly winged; see Siphonaptera.
  • Commonly called "snow fleas," and wrongly associated with dog fleas, these acrobatic little critters are actually not fleas (order Siphonaptera) at all.
  • Human Flea - Fleas belong to the insect order Siphonaptera and parasitize mammals and birds for their blood, using specialized anatomical structures to attach to the...
  • (Siphonaptera). for more
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