Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or belonging to the Acarida or Acaridæ.
  • noun One of the Acarida.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) One of a group of arachnids, including the mites and ticks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology A member of the sub-class Acarina of arachnids, which includes mites and ticks.

Etymologies

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From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀκαρί (akari, "mite")

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