Leech in Tagalog

What is the translation of word Leech in Tagalog/Filipino ?

Meaning of   Leech in Tagalog is : linta


Defenition of word Leech

  • an aquatic or terrestrial annelid worm with suckers at both ends. Many species are bloodsucking parasites, especially of vertebrates, and others are predators.
  • a person who extorts profit from or sponges on others.
  • a doctor or healer.
  • the after or leeward edge of a fore-and-aft sail, the leeward edge of a spinnaker, or a vertical edge of a square sail.


Other meanings of Leech


The rhynchobdellids are strictly aquatic leeches that have small, porelike mouths in the oral sucker.