a wingless, bloodsucking, dipterous insect, Melophagus ovinus, that is parasitic on sheep.
a wingless dipterous fly, Melophagus ovinus, that is an external parasite of sheep: family Hippoboscidae
noun 1. a low North American shrub, Kalmia angustifolia, of the heath family, having oblong leaves poisonous to grazing animals.
noun (functioning as pl) 1. (informal) people who tend to follow the majority in matters of opinion, taste, etc
noun, plural sheep. 1. any of numerous ruminant mammals of the genus Ovis, of the family Bovidae, closely related to the goats, especially O. aries, bred in a number of domesticated varieties. 2. leather made from the skin of these animals. 3. a meek, unimaginative, or easily led person. Idioms 4. separate the sheep from […]
noun, plural sheepmen [sheep-muh n, -men] /ˈʃip mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA) 1. a person engaged in the tending or breeding of sheep, especially the owner of a sheep ranch. 2. a shepherd.