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  1. sheep ked, sheep-tick, sheep tick, Melophagus Ovinusnoun

    wingless fly that is an external parasite on sheep and cattle

  2. sheep-tick, sheep tick, Ixodes ricinusnoun

    parasitic on sheep and cattle as well as humans; can transmit looping ill in sheep (acute viral disease of the nervous system); a vector for Lyme disease spirochete


  1. sheep tick

    A sheep tick, also known as Ixodes ricinus, is a small parasitic arachnid commonly found in grassy and heath areas. They live by feeding on the blood of various animals, particularly sheep, cattle, deer and humans, and are known for transmitting diseases such as Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis. Despite the name, the sheep tick does not live on the sheep but in the environment, waiting for the sheep to come to them.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sheep tick in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sheep tick in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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