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flea in Insects topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfleaflea /fliː/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 HBIa very small insect without wings that jumps and bites animals and people to eat their blood πŸ”Š Are you sure the dog has fleas?2 β†’ send somebody off with a flea in their ear
Examples from the Corpus
fleaβ€’ Pets with heavy coats may have their hair clipped to increase comfort and control fleas.β€’ But there are safe ways to ward off fleas.β€’ Look for tiny specks of black dirt - these are the flea droppings.β€’ A water flea that is starving in a crowded pond is the victim not of food shortage but of competition.