flea collar


Definition of flea collar

: a collar for animals (such as dogs and cats) that contains insecticide for killing fleas

Examples of flea collar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One small answer is to invest in a tick and flea collar. Tessa Bahoosh, USA TODAY, "20 things every cat owner needs from Chewy," 14 May 2020 There are natural flea collars on the market as well. Cathy M. Rosenthal, San Antonio Express-News, "Products proven to kill your cat’s fleas," 8 June 2018 Washing could cause some chemicals (like those used in flea collars) to be reabsorbed into your pet’s skin, says the nonprofit organization International Cat Care. Marygrace Taylor, Good Housekeeping, "Exactly What To Do If Your Pet Eats Something Toxic," 7 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of flea collar

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Flea collar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flea%20collar. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of flea collar

: a collar for dogs and cats that contains a substance which kills fleas

flea collar

flea col·​lar | \ -ˌkäl-ər How to pronounce flea collar (audio) \

Medical Definition of flea collar

: a collar for animals that contains insecticide for killing fleas

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