acarid


ac·a·rid

noun \ˈa-kə-rəd\

Definition of ACARID

:  any of an order (Acari syn. Acarina) of arachnids including the mites and ticks
acarid adjective

First Known Use of ACARID

1881

ac·a·rid

noun \ˈak-ə-rəd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACARID

: any of the order Acari of arachnids; especially : any of the family Acaridae of mites
acarid adjective

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