Mal*loph"a*ga (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a lock of wool + to eat.] Zool.
An extensive group of insects which are parasitic on birds and mammals, and feed on the feathers and hair; -- called also bird lice. See Bird louse, under Bird.
© Webster 1913.
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