Ricinulei

plural noun Ric·i·nu·lei \ˌrisənˈ(y)ülēˌī\

Definition of Ricinulei

  1. :  a small order of Arachnida comprising living and fossil forms with an oval hard body bearing a large movable hood that folds down in front over the mouthparts

ricinuleid

\-ēə̇d\ noun or adjective

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Origin and Etymology of ricinulei

New Latin, plural diminutive of Latin ricinus tick


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