miana bug


mi·​a·​na bug
often capitalized M
: chicken tick
also : a closely related Asiatic tick (Argas mianensis) that has been implicated as a vector of relapsing fever

Word History


from Mianeh, town in Azerbaijan, Iran

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“Miana bug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miana%20bug. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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