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sheeptick

[sheep-tik] /ˈʃipˌtɪk/
noun
1.
a wingless, bloodsucking, dipterous insect, Melophagus ovinus, that is parasitic on sheep.
Also, sheep tick.
Also called ked, sheep ked.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English scheptyke; see sheep, tick2
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