from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A spider mite.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Any one of several species of tetranychid mites common in greenhouses.
- noun A small red mite or acarine, Tetranychus telarius, formerly called
Acarus telarius, now placed in the family Tetranychidæ: found in conservatories.
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- noun small web-spinning mite; a serious orchard pest
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