Rhizoglyphus

noun
Rhi·​zog·​ly·​phus | \ rīˈzägləfəs \

Definition of Rhizoglyphus

: a widely distributed genus of mites including some that are injurious to winter wheat and rye and to lily and other bulbs — see bulb mite

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History and Etymology for Rhizoglyphus

New Latin, from rhiz- + Greek glyphē carved work

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“Rhizoglyphus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhizoglyphus. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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