body louse definition

  • noun:
    • A parasitic louse (Pediculus humanus subsp. corporis) that infests the human body and clothing of people.
    • A parasitic pest, Pediculus humanus corporis, that infests the human body and garments of humans and feeds on blood.
    • a species of louse (Pediculus vestimenti), which occasionally infests the body and clothes. See Grayback.
    • some sort of louse, the Pediculus corporis or P. vestimenti, which will be parasitic on man.
    • a parasitic louse that infests your body of humans

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