short-nosed cattle louse

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Definition of short-nosed cattle louse

: a large bluish sucking louse (Haematopinus eurysternus) that attacks domestic cattle

First Known Use of short-nosed cattle louse

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Short-nosed cattle louse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short-nosed%20cattle%20louse. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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short-nosed cattle louse

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Medical Definition of short-nosed cattle louse

: a large bluish broad-bodied and short-headed louse of the genus Haematopinus (H. eurysternus) that attacks domestic cattle

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