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any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap
an insect belonging to the genus Pulex, of the order Aphaniptera. Fleas are destitute of wings, but have the power of leaping energetically. The bite is poisonous to most persons. The human flea (Pulex irritans), abundant in Europe, is rare in America, where the dog flea (P. canis) takes its place. See Aphaniptera, and Dog flea. See Illustration in Appendix
Origin: [See Flay.]
Fleas are the insects forming the order Siphonaptera. They are wingless, with mouthparts adapted for piercing skin and sucking blood. Fleas are external parasites, living by hematophagy off the blood of mammals and birds. Some flea species include: ⁕Cat flea ⁕Dog flea ⁕Human flea ⁕Moorhen flea ⁕Northern rat flea ⁕Oriental rat flea Over 2,000 species have been described worldwide.
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A flea and a fly
Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a flea, yet he makes gods by the dozens.
Mr. Zarauskas is a sporadically employed New Jersey construction worker who likes to go to flea markets, he was never present when a tusk crossed the border, and we think any suggestion that he knew the tusks were illegal is shaky.
People who wear costume contacts or colored contacts that they find at the dollar store or the flea market usually end up in my office needing treatment of some kind, i see patients all the time who come in who may wear colored lenses and they talk about how they ’re not comfortable and they ca n’t always see well.
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- puçaCatalan, Valencian
- Flohmännchen, Flohweibchen, FlohGerman
- کک, کیکPersian
- deargann, deargadScottish Gaelic
- ノミ, 蚤Japanese
- нохой бөөсMongolian
- အလှေး, လှေးBurmese
- yaaʼNavajo, Navaho
- pilesch, pülsch, pelesch, pülesch, pelischRomansh
- puighi, pulixi, pulige, pulighe, pulicheSardinian
- bùha, бу̀ва, bùvaSerbo-Croatian
- බලුමැක්කාSinhala, Sinhalese
- بۈرگەUyghur, Uighur
- con bọ chétVietnamese
- jiflib, flib, hiflibVolapük
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