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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various mites that cause a plant disease characterized by reddish or brownish spots on leaves and fruits.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a minute mite (Phytopius oleivorus) which, by puncturing the rind, causes the rust-colored patches on oranges.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several varieties of mite that burrow into plants and cause a reddish-brown discoloration on the leaves or fruit

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