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  1. sheep ked, sheep-tick, sheep tick, Melophagus Ovinus(noun)

    wingless fly that is an external parasite on sheep and cattle


  1. Melophagus ovinus

    Melophagus ovinus, or the sheep ked, is a brown, hairy fly that resembles a tick. This wingless fly is about 4 to 6 mm long and has a small head, is a fly from the family Hippoboscidae. They are blood-feeding parasites of sheep. The legs of the sheep ked are very strong and are tipped with claws. Sheep ked lives their whole lives in the wool of sheep. Sheep ked are most commonly found on the neck, shoulders and underbelly of the host animal.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of melophagus ovinus in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of melophagus ovinus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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