Definition of Sheep ked

1. Noun. Wingless fly that is an external parasite on sheep and cattle.

Exact synonyms: Melophagus Ovinus, Sheep Tick, Sheep-tick
Generic synonyms: Hippoboscid, Louse Fly
Group relationships: Genus Melophagus, Melophagus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheep Ked

sheep-run
sheep-shagger
sheep-shaggers
sheep-split
sheep-splits
sheep-tick
sheep bell
sheep botfly
sheep bots
sheep dip
sheep diseases
sheep dog
sheep fescue
sheep frog
sheep gadfly
sheep ked (current term)
sheep laurel
sheep louse
sheep pen
sheep plant
sheep polyphore
sheep polypore
sheep rot
sheep shagger
sheep shaggers
sheep sorrel
sheep tick
sheepback
sheepbacks
sheepberries

Literary usage of Sheep ked

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1. Studies in Laboratory Work by Charles Wilberforce Daniels (1903)
"81), and the sheep ked (Melo- phagus ovinus) (fig. 82). The proboscis is composed of elongated, hard, closely-applied flaps and an inner tube ..."

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