English to Afrikaans Meaning :: chigger

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chigger
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Noun(1) small tropical flea; the fertile female burrows under the skin of the host including humans(2) larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation

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(1) Other blood feeding insects or mites that may occasionally be pests of poultry include: chigger mites, biting midges, and black flies (turkey gnats).(2) The study for the first time reports a novel animal testing model for evaluating efficacy of repellents against chigger mites.(3) Next thing you know, he'll lodge his unequivocal aversion to chigger mites.(4) Deet protects troops on the ground from mosquitoes, deer ticks, biting flies, chiggers , fleas and other insects.(5) I used to think it was to guard against scorpions or other stinging insects, but realised now that it was to prevent jigger attacks.(6) Not only does it repel mosquitoes, but it repels ticks, chiggers , fleas, and flies, too.(7) Treatment of chiggers includes lathering the affected area with soap and rinsing several times to remove chiggers .(8) Although I have not subjected myself to all of these, the label says that Repel disgusts chiggers , fleas, mosquitoes, ticks, and sand fleas.(9) Others are rather unpleasant parasites themselves, such as ticks, chiggers , and the skin mites that cause mange and scabies.(10) Whenever we went out we both wore hats, and also shoes, indoors and out, so that we did not suffer from jiggers .
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1. redbug ::
redbug
2. harvest mite ::
oes mite
3. jigger ::
Jigger
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