Acarus meaning

ăkər-əs
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A mite, especially one of the genus Acarus.
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A mite, especially one of the genus Acarus.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Acaridae — many species of small mites.
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(genus): Acarus siro - type species. See Acarus on Wikispecies. for other species.
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Origin of acarus

  • New Latin Acarus acarid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἄκαρι (akari, “cheese mite, tick”), from ἀκαρής (akares, “tiny”).

    From Wiktionary