from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An epizoic organism.
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- n. An external animal parasite
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the artificial group of invertebrates of various kinds, which live parasitically upon the exterior of other animals; an ectozoön. Among them are the lice, ticks, many acari, the lerneans, or fish lice, and other crustaceans.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the Epizoa; an epizoan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any external parasitic organism (as fleas)
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