what is difference between booklouse and deathwatch
book + louse. So called because they feed on bookbinding glue.
booklouse (plural booklice)
- Any of the small insects who feed on bookbindings, especially those of the order Psocoptera.
From death + watch.
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛθwɒtʃ/
deathwatch (plural deathwatches)
- A vigil beside a dying person
- One who guards a condemned person before execution.
- A deathwatch beetle.
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