fowl mite

noun

any of various mites parasitic in birds, usually bloodsucking and including the red fowl mite (Dermanyssus gallinae) and the northern fowl mite (Ornithonyssus sylviarum), both pests of poultry

Nearby words

  1. foveole,
  2. foveolet,
  3. fowey,
  4. fowl,
  5. fowl cholera,
  6. fowl paralysis,
  7. fowl pest,
  8. fowl pox,
  9. fowl typhoid,
  10. fowler

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