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Princeton's WordNet

  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

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  1. sheep-tick

    A sheep-tick is a type of external parasitic arachnid that belongs to the Ixodidae family. It is known for attaching and feeding on the blood of livestock, especially sheep. Its scientific name is Ixodes ricinus, but it is also commonly referred to as the castor bean tick. In addition to livestock, this tick may also host on various animals including humans, and it is capable of transmitting various diseases including Lyme disease.

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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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