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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crab louse, pubic louse, crab, Phthirius pubis(noun)

    a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body


  1. crab louse(Noun)

    A parasitic insect, Phthirus pubis, that lives amongst the pubic hairs of humans and feeds on blood.


  1. Crab louse

    The crab louse, also known as the pubic louse, is an insect that is an obligate ectoparasite of humans. It is typically found in pubic hair, but may also live on other areas with coarse hair, including the eyelashes. They feed exclusively on blood. Humans are the only known hosts of this parasite, although a closely related species, Pthirus gorillae, infects gorilla populations. The species passed to humans 3.3 million years ago.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crab louse in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crab louse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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