from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of parasitic Acarina, which includes various species of ticks. See tick, the insect.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical and largest genus of Ixodidæ, founded by Latreille in 1796, embracing eyeless species best known as ticks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. type genus of the family Ixodidae
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Haug 10.70 has observed a tic (ixodes ricinus) in the ear of a lad of seventeen.
Haug has observed a tic (ixodes ricinus) in the ear of a lad of seventeen.
(_Synonym: _ Wood-tick.) #State the character of the cutaneous disturbance produced by the ixodes.
The ticks (_ixodes_) are a class of insects destined by nature for the suction of plants; but they often forsake trees, shrubs, and grasses, to fasten on man and other animals.