bird tick

noun

Definition of bird tick

1 : a fly of the family Hippoboscidae parasitic on birds
2 : any of several ticks (family Argasidae) attacking birds

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“Bird tick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bird%20tick. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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