• Definition for "horse tick"
    • a winged, dipterous pest (Hippobosca equina), which troubles…
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horse tick definition

  • noun:
    • a winged, dipterous pest (Hippobosca equina), which troubles horses by biting all of them, and sucking their bloodstream; -- called additionally horsefly, horse louse, and woodland fly.
    • winged fly parasitic on horses
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