de·​flea | \ (ˈ)dē¦flē \
deflead\ -​ēd \; deflead; defleaing; defleas

Definition of deflea

: to rid of fleas

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History and Etymology for deflea

de- + flea (noun)

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“Deflea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deflea. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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