Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the Acarida; resembling the mites; mite-like.
  • noun One of the Acarida; a mite.

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

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Shaped like or resembling a mite.
  • adjective (botany) having no carpels.

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

  • adjective biology, zoology Shaped like or resembling a mite.

Etymologies

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New Latin acarus ("member of the former inclusive genus of mites") +‎ -oid (“likeness”)

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