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seed tick

noun
1.
the six-legged nymphal form of a tick, somewhat resembling a seed.
Origin of seed tick
1695-1705
1695-1705, Americanism
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  • What was most aggravating were two pests of that region, the seed-tick and the chigger.

    Tenting on the Plains Elizabeth B. Custer

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