HyperDic: chigger

English > 2 senses of the word chigger:
NOUNanimalchigger, chigoe, chigoe flea, Tunga penetranssmall tropical flea
animalchigger, harvest mite, jigger, redbuglarval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation
English > chigger: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningsmall tropical flea; the fertile female burrows under the skin of the host including humans.
Synonymschigoe, chigoe flea, Tunga penetrans
Member ofTunga, genus TungaA genus of Siphonaptera
BroaderfleaAny wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap
Spanishnigua
English > chigger: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaninglarval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation.
Synonymsharvest mite, jigger, redbug
Member ofTrombicula, genus Trombiculatype genus of the family Trombiculidae
Broadertrombiculidmite that as nymph and adult feeds on early stages / stages of small arthropods but whose larvae are parasitic on terrestrial / terrestrial vertebrates
Spanishácaro de la cosecha, ácaros de la cosecha, redbug
Catalanredbug

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