acarid

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Etymology[edit]

Circa 19th century; from New Latin Acaridae (biological family), from Acarus (genus), from acarus (mite), from Ancient Greek ἄκαρι (ákari, mite)

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Noun[edit]

acarid (plural acarids)

  1. (zoology) Any parasitic arachnid, such as mites and ticks, of the subclass Acarina.

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acarid (comparative more acarid, superlative most acarid)

  1. (zoology) Of or pertaining to acarids.

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Further reading[edit]

  • acarid at OneLook Dictionary Search

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