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Synonyms of deathwatch

Noun


1. booklouse, book louse, deathwatch, Liposcelis divinatorius, psocopterous insect

usage: minute wingless psocopterous insects injurious to books and papers

2. deathwatch beetle, deathwatch, Xestobium rufovillosum, beetle

usage: bores through wood making a ticking sound popularly thought to presage death

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