head louse

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From head +‎ louse. Compare North Frisian hoodlüs (headlouse), Dutch hoofdluis (headlouse), Swedish huvudlus (headlouse), Icelandic höfuðlús (headlouse).

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head louse (plural head lice)

  1. A parasitic insect, Pediculus humanus capitis, which lives among the hairs on the head of a human and feeds on blood.

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