sheep dip


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sheep dip

also sheep-dip (shēp′dĭp′)
n.
Any of various liquid preparations containing pesticides into which sheep are dipped to control external parasites.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sheep dip - a liquid mixture containing pesticides in which sheep are dipped to kill parasitessheep dip - a liquid mixture containing pesticides in which sheep are dipped to kill parasites
liquid - a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
pesticide - a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)
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