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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

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

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]
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It's vermin. It's diseases coming into this house."
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Shahid Mehmood said, during the recent medical camp in District Kachi the health team has found many children infected with mysterious diseases, "We have informed the health department and skin experts to visit the area immediately while the department has constituted a team to collect the skin samples for diagnostic process." Calling of Government's assistance former District Chairman District Kachi Sardar Khan Rind has said, during the recent medical camp we have found a child affected with mysterious skin diseases but while talking to her she revealed dozens of children in her town suffering from fatal skin diseases, "The vermin caused by pimples biting the entire skin of children and they can't live more than six months after infected by this mysterious diseases.
"We believe that all the foxes have been legally culled as part of legitimate vermin control."
The headteacher said with such large school grounds, bounded by a railway occasional encroachment by vermin was inevitable and the presence of a dead rat showed that their poison program was working.
External areas, including the exercise yards, are untidy and unclean - and a 'contributory factor' to a growing vermin problem.
Talk to them on what they can do to keep the home free from cockroaches, flies, rodents and other vermin. If you live in a condominium, meanwhile, your building's property manager can probably help you sort this problem out.
We carry this Crackshot around the property and frequently run across vermin needing to be exterminated.
THOMAS Mair was armed with British-made hollow-point rifle bullets more commonly used to kill vermin in a "humane" way when he murdered MP Jo Cox, his trial heard.
IN response to the shocking order by the Centre that Nilgai, monkey and wild boar have been declared vermin for a year in Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, a plea has been filed in the Supreme Court against the said three notifications.