or book louse
- any of numerous minute, wingless insects of the order Psocoptera, often living among books or papers.
Origin of booklouse
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- any small insect of the order Psocoptera, esp Trogium pulsatorium (common booklouse), a wingless species that feeds on bookbinding paste, etc
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