louse mite

louse mite
Pyemotes.

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  • Louse mite — Louse Louse (lous), n.; pl. {Lice} (l[imac]s). [OE. lous, AS. l[=u]s, pl. l[=y]s; akin to D. luis, G. laus, OHG. l[=u]s, Icel. l[=u]s, Sw. lus, Dan. luus; perh. so named because it is destructive, and akin to E. lose, loose.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Louse — (lous), n.; pl. {Lice} (l[imac]s). [OE. lous, AS. l[=u]s, pl. l[=y]s; akin to D. luis, G. laus, OHG. l[=u]s, Icel. l[=u]s, Sw. lus, Dan. luus; perh. so named because it is destructive, and akin to E. lose, loose.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Louse fly — Louse Louse (lous), n.; pl. {Lice} (l[imac]s). [OE. lous, AS. l[=u]s, pl. l[=y]s; akin to D. luis, G. laus, OHG. l[=u]s, Icel. l[=u]s, Sw. lus, Dan. luus; perh. so named because it is destructive, and akin to E. lose, loose.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • louse — Synonyms and related words: SOB, bastard, bugger, cat flea, chigoe, cockroach, crab, creep, cur, dog, dog flea, fart, flea, grayback, heel, hood, hooligan, jerk, jigger, meanie, mite, mother, nit, parasite, pill, rat, red bug, roach, sand flea,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mite — Synonyms and related words: ace, arachnid, arthropod, atom, bairn, bawbee, beetle, bit, bug, cat flea, caterpillar, centipede, cherub, chigoe, child, chilopod, chit, cockroach, crab, crown, crumb, dab, daddy longlegs, darling, diplopod, dog flea …   Moby Thesaurus

  • louse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. vermin, bug, parasite; Slang, lout, cad, rascal, bounder, dog, stinker, SOB, rat. See animal, evildoer. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. Hemiptera (Latin), pediculus, mite; see insect . Types of lice include:… …   English dictionary for students

  • mite — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. louse, insect, chigoe, chigger, etc.; coin, penny, sou. See littleness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. parasite, bug, tick; see insect , vermin . Types of mites include: clover, dust, flour, follicle, house …   English dictionary for students

  • Head louse — This article is about the animal. For the disease known as head lice, see Pediculosis capitis. Head lice Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Crab louse — This article is about the animal. For the disease known as crab lice, see Pediculosis pubis. Crab louse Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Stone louse — The stone louse ( Petrophaga lorioti , in German Steinlaus ) is a fictitious animal created by German humorist Loriot to parody nature documentaries. It was primarily featured in a video sketch, as well as being a fictitious entry in the German… …   Wikipedia

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