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book·louseor book louse (bo͝ok′lous′)
n. pl. book·lice or book lice (-līs′)
Any of various small, often wingless insects of the order Psocoptera that feed on stored flour products, paper, or bookbindings.
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|Noun||1.||book louse - minute wingless psocopterous insects injurious to books and papers|
psocopterous insect - small soft-bodied insect with chewing mouthparts and either no wings or two pairs
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