Eriophyes

noun

Er·​i·​oph·​y·​es
-fēˌēz
: the type genus of Eriophyidae formerly containing a great number of gall and blister mites most of which are now placed in other genera

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from erio- + -phyes (from Greek phyē growth, stature)

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“Eriophyes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eriophyes. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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