meaning of acarus

acarus meaning in General Dictionary

A genus including numerous types of tiny mites

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  • some of a number of mites of the order Acarina
  • A genus including many types of small mites.

acarus meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A genus including many species of tiny mites.


Sentence Examples with the word acarus

A species of Acarus is recorded as infesting a store of powdered strychnine and feeding on that drug, so poisonous to larger organisms. Reference to literature (40).

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