any leaf beetle of the genera Haltica, Epitrix, etc., the various species of which have the rear legs adapted for jumping.
any small common beetle of the genera Phyllotreta, Chalcoides, etc, having enlarged hind legs and capable of jumping: family Chrysomelidae. The larvae of many species are very destructive to turnips and other cruciferous vegetables
[flee-bahyt] /ˈfliˌbaɪt/ noun 1. the bite of a flea. 2. the red spot caused by the bite of a flea. 3. any petty annoyance or irritation, as a trifling wound. /ˈfliːˌbaɪt/ noun 1. the bite of a flea 2. a slight or trifling annoyance or discomfort
[flee-bit-n] /ˈfliˌbɪt n/ adjective 1. bitten by a flea or fleas. 2. infested with fleas. 3. shabby; dilapidated; wretched. 4. (of a horse) having a light-colored coat with small, dark spots or streaks. adjective 1. bitten by or infested with fleas 2. (informal) shabby or decrepit; mean 3. (of the coat of a horse) having […]
- Flea circus
noun a novelty show of performing fleas
noun 1. a dog or cat collar impregnated with a chemical for repelling or killing fleas.