Definition of snow flea in English:

snow flea

Syllabification: snow flea

noun

Either of two small insects that appear on or near snow in northern regions or on mountains.
More example sentences
  • The scientists isolated the gene for green opsins from 11 species of scorpionflies, snow fleas, and true fleas.
  • Scientists have discovered new secrets from a tiny snow flea that can survive in freezing conditions.
  • Some people become worried by the vast numbers of snow fleas and their sudden appearance on the ground.

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