Definitions for acaridˈæk ə rɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ac•a•ridˈæk ə rɪd(n.)

  1. any arachnid of the order Acarina, comprising the mites and ticks.

    Category: Invertebrates

Origin of acarid:

1875–80; acar (us ) + -id2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acarid(noun)

    very small free-living arachnid that is parasitic on animals or plants; related to ticks

Wiktionary

  1. acarid(Noun)

    Any parasitic arachnid, such as mites and ticks, of the order Acarina

  2. acarid(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to acarids.

  3. Origin: * Circa 19th Century.

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