short-nosed cattle louse

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of short-nosed cattle louse was in 1942

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Cite this Entry

“Short-nosed cattle louse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short-nosed%20cattle%20louse. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

short-nosed cattle louse

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