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Definition of Flea


  1. To flay.
  2. An insect belonging to the genus Pulex, of the order Aphaniptera. Fleas are destitute of wings, but have the power of leaping energetically. The bite is poisonous to most persons. The human flea (Pulex irritans), abundant in Europe, is rare in America, where the dog flea (P. canis) takes its place. See Aphaniptera, and Dog flea. See Illustration in Appendix.
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Flea Translations

flea in Danish is loppe
flea in Dutch is vlo
flea in French is puce
flea in German is Floh
flea in Hungarian is bolha
flea in Italian is pulce
flea in Norwegian is loppe
flea in Portuguese is pulga
flea in Spanish is pulga
flea in Swedish is loppa