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vermin

 [ver´min]
an external animal parasite; such parasites collectively.

ver·min

(ver'min),
Parasitic insects, such as lice and bedbugs.
[L. vermis, a worm]

vermin

/ver·min/ (ver´min)
1. an external animal parasite.
2. such parasites collectively.ver´minous

vermin

(vûr′mĭn)
pl.n.
Various small animals, such as rats or cockroaches, that are destructive, annoying, or injurious to health.

vermin

[vur′min]
Etymology: L, vermis, worm
any parasitic insect or small animal, such as a louse, bedbug, mouse or rat, regarded as a destructive or disease-carrying pest.

vermin

A nonspecific term for a "pest" of any size, ranging from small (insects and rodents) to large (rabbits, deer, etc.), which compete with humans for food or territory.

ver·min

(vĕr'min)
Parasitic insects (e.g., lice and bedbugs); rats and other rodents.
[L. vermis, a worm]

vermin

any vertebrate or invertebrate animals of an objectionable kind.
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