What does acarus mean?

Definitions for acarusˈæk ər əs; -əˌraɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acarus, genus Acarus(noun)

    any of several mites of the order Acarina


  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

  2. Origin: [NL., from Gr. the cheese mite, tick.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Acarus

    ak′ar-us, n. a genus of minute insects, of the class Arachnides, embracing the mites and ticks:—pl. Ac′arī. [L.; Gr. akares, minute, too small to cut—a, neg., keirein, to cut short.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acarus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acarus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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