fleabite

noun flea·bite \ ˈflē-ˌbīt \

Definition of fleabite

1 : the bite of a flea; also : the red spot caused by such a bite
2 : a trifling pain or annoyance

First Known Use of fleabite

1570

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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fleabite

noun flea·bite \ -ˌbīt \

medical Definition of fleabite

: the bite of a flea; also : the red spot caused by such a bite

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