deer tick


noun

any of various ticks of the genus Ixodes that are parasitic on deer and other mammals and are vectors of Lyme disease and other infectious diseases.

Nearby words

  1. deer fly fever,
  2. deer grass,
  3. deer lick,
  4. deer mouse,
  5. deer park,
  6. deer's-tongue,
  7. deerberry,
  8. deere,
  9. deere, john,
  10. deerfield

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