adobe tick

noun

: chicken tick

Word History

Etymology

so called from its distribution in areas where adobe is common

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adobe tick was in 1905

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“Adobe tick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adobe%20tick. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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