Pediculina

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Pediculina (Zoöl) A division of parasitic hemipterous insects, including the true lice. See Illust. in Appendix.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pediculina Same as Pediculidæ.
    • pediculina Lice proper, as a suborder or other superfamily group of degraded parasitic hemipterous insects, apterous and ametabolous, with small indistinctly segmented thorax, enlarged abdomen, and mandibulate mouth. See Anoplura, Mallophaga, and louse.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Pediculus