Vasates

noun
Va·​sa·​tes | \ vəˈsāt(ˌ)ēz \

Definition of Vasates

: a genus of plant-feeding mites containing some that are destructive to many crop plants — see tomato russet mite

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“Vasates.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vasates. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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