Analgesidae

plural noun An·al·ges·i·dae \ˌanəlˈjesədē\

Definition of Analgesidae

  1. :  a large family of small soft-bodied blind mites that live on birds especially on the feathers

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Origin and Etymology of analgesidae

New Latin, from Analges, type genus (from Greek analgēs painless, from an- + -algēs, from algos pain) + -idae


First Known Use: 1910


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