Definition of Sucking louse

1. Noun. Wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals.

Exact synonyms: Louse
Generic synonyms: Insect
Group relationships: Anoplura, Order Anoplura
Specialized synonyms: Common Louse, Pediculus Humanus, Head Louse, Pediculus Capitis, Body Louse, Cootie, Pediculus Corporis, Crab, Crab Louse, Phthirius Pubis, Pubic Louse
Derivative terms: Lousy



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sucking Louse

suckers
suckest
sucket
sucketh
suckets
suckfish
suckfishes
suckhole
suckier
suckiest
suckin'
suckiness
sucking
sucking fish
sucking louse (current term)
sucking pig
sucking up
sucking urge
suckingly
suckings
suckle
suckled
suckler
sucklers
suckles
suckless
sucklest
suckleth
suckling

Literary usage of Sucking louse

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1. A Laboratory Guide to the Study of Parasitology by William Brodbeck Herms (1913)
"The proboscis of the sucking louse is fleshy and unjointed, surrounded at its base by a circlet of barbs, and is in the form of an extensile tube provided ..."

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