noun tu·ri·ca·ta \ˌtu̇rəˈkätə\

Definition of turicata



  1. :  an argasid tick (Ornithodoros turicata) of Mexico and the southwestern U.S. that is a pest on hogs and cattle and sometimes transmits relapsing fever to man

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Origin and Etymology of turicata

Mexican Spanish

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capable of being understood in two ways

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