Definition of Chigre

1. a type of flea [n -S] - See also: flea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chigre

chiffons
chifforobe
chifforobes
chigetai
chigetais
chigger
chigger flower
chiggerflower
chiggers
chignon
chignoned
chignons
chigoe
chigoe flea
chigoes
chigre (current term)
chigres
chik
chikara
chikara gami
chikara mizu
chikaras
chikhor
chikhors
chikor
chikors
chiks
chikungunya
chikungunya virus

Literary usage of Chigre

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Out of Doors by Emerson Hough (1915)
"Then you experience an intolerable itching, and begin to swell up in bumps about as big as a hazel-nut— each bump being a place where a chigre has set up ..."

2. The Modern Practice of Physic: Exhibiting the Characters, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Thomas (1813)
"J- HE chigre is a kind of small sand-flea which proves very troublesome in the West Indies, by insinuating itself into the soft and tender parts of the ..."

3. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin by John Vietch Shoemaker (1909)
"The sand-flea, known also as the chigre and jigger, is egg-shaped, brownish-red in color, and only half the size of the human flea. ..."

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