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bush louse, noun phrase

Origin:
South African DutchShow more Calque formed on South African Dutch boschluis, bosch see bosch + luis tick.
obs. except in historical contexts
bush-tick.
1821 C.I. Latrobe Jrnl of Visit 526Bushlouse, resembling the Acarius ricinus.
1973 O.H. Spohr tr. of F. Krauss’s Trav. Jrnl 62I first had to undress and brush my whole body to free myself from the ticks, ixodes, called bushlice by the Boers.
bush-tick.

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