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Synonyms for Sheep-tick (same or very similar meaning)

WordNet sense 1 (wingless fly that is an external parasite on sheep and cattle):
sheep ked, Melophagus Ovinus, sheep tick

WordNet sense 2 (parasitic on sheep and cattle as well as humans; can transmit looping ill in sheep (acute viral disease of the nervous system); a vector for Lyme disease spirochete):
Ixodes ricinus

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