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pest

noun [C]
 
 
/pest/
ANIMAL an animal that causes damage to plants, food, etc: Most farmers think foxes are pests.Improving fertility and pest controlGeneral and informal words for animals
PERSON informal an annoying personUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
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