cattle louse


cattle louse
cattle louse n a louse infesting cattle see LONG-NOSED CATTLE LOUSE, SHORT-NOSED CATTLE LOUSE

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • cattle louse — Cattle Cat tle (k[a^]t t l), n. pl. [OE. calet, chatel, goods, property, OF. catel, chatel, LL. captale, capitale, goods, property, esp. cattle, fr. L. capitals relating to the head, chief; because in early ages beasts constituted the chief part… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cattle louse — noun : a louse infesting cattle see cattle red louse, long nosed cattle louse, short nosed cattle louse …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-nosed cattle louse — lȯŋ nōzd n a widely distributed sucking louse of the genus Linognathus (L. vituli) that feeds on cattle * * * Linognathus vituli …   Medical dictionary

  • short-nosed cattle louse — n a large bluish broad bodied and short headed louse of the genus Haematopinus (H. eurysternus) that attacks domestic cattle * * * Haematopinus eurysterni …   Medical dictionary

  • short-nosed cattle louse — noun Date: 1942 a large bluish sucking louse (Haematopinus eurysternus) that attacks domestic cattle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • long-nosed cattle louse — noun : a widely distributed sucking louse (Linognathus vituli) that feeds on cattle …   Useful english dictionary

  • short-nosed cattle louse — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a large bluish broad bodied and short headed sucking louse (Haematopinus eurysternus) that attacks domestic cattle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cattle — Cat tle (k[a^]t t l), n. pl. [OE. calet, chatel, goods, property, OF. catel, chatel, LL. captale, capitale, goods, property, esp. cattle, fr. L. capitals relating to the head, chief; because in early ages beasts constituted the chief part of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cattle guard — Cattle Cat tle (k[a^]t t l), n. pl. [OE. calet, chatel, goods, property, OF. catel, chatel, LL. captale, capitale, goods, property, esp. cattle, fr. L. capitals relating to the head, chief; because in early ages beasts constituted the chief part… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cattle plague — Cattle Cat tle (k[a^]t t l), n. pl. [OE. calet, chatel, goods, property, OF. catel, chatel, LL. captale, capitale, goods, property, esp. cattle, fr. L. capitals relating to the head, chief; because in early ages beasts constituted the chief part… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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