from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The six-legged young, or larva, of certain mites; -- sometimes used as a generic name. See Harvest mite, under harvest.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A generic name under which six-legged larval forms of various mites, chiefly of the family Trombidiidæ, but also of Tetranychidæ, have been grouped.
  • n. A genus of beetles of the family Cueujidæ: same as Sylvanus.


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