Definitions for acarusˈæk ər əs; -əˌraɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ac•a•rusˈæk ər əs; -əˌraɪ(n.)(pl.)-a•ri

  1. a mite, esp. of the genus

    Acarus.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of acarus:

1650–60; < NL < Gk ákari mite

ac′a•roid`(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acarus, genus Acarus(noun)

    any of several mites of the order Acarina

Wiktionary

  1. acarus(Noun)

    A mite, especially one from the genus Acarus.

  2. Origin: from ‘cheese mite, tick’, from ‘tiny’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acarus(noun)

    a genus including many species of small mites

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