plural noun Er·y·thrae·idae \ˌerəˈthrēəˌdē\

Definition of Erythraeidae

  1. :  a family of Acarina including active hairy usually reddish mites of predatory habits having the larvae parasitic on insects or on other arachnids

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Origin and Etymology of erythraeidae

New Latin, from Erythraea, type genus (from Greek erythraia, feminine of erythraios) + -idae

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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