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morpio

, morpion (mor'pe-o) (-pe-on) [L.]
The crab louse, Phthirus pubis, that infests the pubic area.
See: lice
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The word morpion 'crab-louse' is used humorously in the sense of 'brat'.
The psychiatrist, Pelage, also suggested, in a later, private conversation, that attempts to belittle Sartre's role in the intellectual Resistance came from |des morpions au cul du lion'.