Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A louse that deposits nits on horses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The horse louse; an insect that deposits nits on horses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An insect which deposits its nits on animals, as an œstrus or bot-fly. See cut under bot-fly.

Etymologies

nit +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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