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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flea(noun)

    any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flea(verb)

    to flay

  2. Flea(noun)

    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

  3. Origin: [See Flay.]

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  1. Flea

    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.

Anagrams of FLEA »

  1. Alef

  2. Lafe

  3. Leaf


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