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  • proper n. A taxonomic suborder within the order Phthiraptera — the sucking lice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A group of insects which includes the lice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An aberrant order of degraded parasitic hemipterous insects, or lice: synonymous with Mallophaga and Pediculina in some uses of these terms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. sucking lice

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