Definition of Booklouse

1. Noun. Minute wingless psocopterous insects injurious to books and papers.

Exact synonyms: Book Louse, Deathwatch, Liposcelis Divinatorius
Generic synonyms: Psocopterous Insect
Group relationships: Genus Liposcelis, Liposcelis
Specialized synonyms: Common Booklouse, Trogium Pulsatorium



Definition of Booklouse

1. Noun. Any of the small insects who feed on bookbindings, especially those of the order ''Psocoptera''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Booklouse

1. a wingless insect that damages books [n -LICE]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Booklouse

booklands
bookless
booklessness
booklet
booklets
booklice
booklight
booklights
booklike
bookling
booklings
booklist
booklists
booklore
booklores
booklouse (current term)
booklover
booklovers
booklung
booklungs
bookly
bookmaker
bookmakers
bookmaking
bookmakings
bookman
bookmark
bookmarkable
bookmarked
bookmarker

Literary usage of Booklouse

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1. How to Recognize and Eliminate Silverfish, Beetles, Cockroaches, Moths by Thomas A. Parker (1991)
"The booklouse is a soft-bodied, tiny insect that feeds on microscopic mold which grows on library materials in damp situations. ..."

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