flea collar


Definition of flea collar 

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

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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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1953, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of flea collar

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

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flea col·lar | \ -ˌkäl-ər \

Medical Definition of flea collar 

: a collar for animals that contains insecticide for killing fleas

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