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 for Chigoe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chigoe \Chig"oe\, Chigre \Chig"re\, n. [Cf. F. chigue, perh. fr.
     Catalan chic small, Sp. chico; or of Peruvian origin.]
     A species of flea ({Tunga penetrans, formerly Pulex
     penetrans), common in the West Indies and South America,
     which often attacks the feet or any exposed part of the human
     body, and burrowing beneath the skin produces great
     irritation. When the female is allowed to remain and breed,
     troublesome sores result, which are sometimes dangerous. See
     Jigger. [Written also chegre, chegoe, chique,
     chigger, jigger.]
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: The name is sometimes erroneously given to certain
           mites or ticks having similar habits.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: small tropical flea; the fertile female burrows under the
           skin of the host including humans [syn: chigoe,
           chigger, chigoe flea, Tunga penetrans]

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