booklouse vs deathwatch what difference

what is difference between booklouse and deathwatch

English

Etymology

book +‎ louse. So called because they feed on bookbinding glue.

Noun

booklouse (plural booklice)

  1. Any of the small insects who feed on bookbindings, especially those of the order Psocoptera.

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English

Etymology

From death +‎ watch.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛθwɒtʃ/

Noun

deathwatch (plural deathwatches)

  1. A vigil beside a dying person
  2. One who guards a condemned person before execution.
  3. A deathwatch beetle.

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