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Noun: louse (lice)  laws
  1. Wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
    - sucking louse
  2. Any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants
    - plant louse
  3. Wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds
    - bird louse, biting louse
Noun: louse[2] (louses)
  1. A person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    - worm [informal], insect, dirt ball

Derived forms: lice, louses

Type of: disagreeable person, homopteran, homopterous insect, insect, unpleasant person

Part of: Anoplura, Mallophaga, order Anoplura, order Mallophaga

Encyclopedia: Louse