Ace·​ria | \ əˈsirēə \

Definition of Aceria

: a large genus of eriophyid mites including a number of parasites of economic plants — see citrus bud mite

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First Known Use of Aceria

circa 1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aceria

New Latin, from Latin acer sharp + New Latin -ia

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“Aceria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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