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chigger

Pronunciación: /ˈCHiɡər/
(also jigger)

sustantivo

Imagen de chigger
1North American A tiny mite whose parasitic larvae live on or under the skin of warm-blooded animals, where they cause irritation and dermatitis and sometimes transmit scrub typhus. Also called harvest mite.
  • Genus Trombicula, family Trombiculidae: many species
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Other blood feeding insects or mites that may occasionally be pests of poultry include: chigger mites, biting midges, and black flies (turkey gnats).
  • The study for the first time reports a novel animal testing model for evaluating efficacy of repellents against chigger mites.
  • Next thing you know, he'll lodge his unequivocal aversion to chigger mites.
2 another term for chigoe.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Deet protects troops on the ground from mosquitoes, deer ticks, biting flies, chiggers, fleas and other insects.
  • Not only does it repel mosquitoes, but it repels ticks, chiggers, fleas, and flies, too.
  • Although I have not subjected myself to all of these, the label says that Repel disgusts chiggers, fleas, mosquitoes, ticks, and sand fleas.

Origen

Mid 18th century: variant of chigoe.

Palabras que riman con chigger

configure, figure, Frigga, jigger, ligger, rigger, rigor, rigour, snigger, swigger, transfigure, trigger, vigour (US vigor)
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