Willamette mite

noun Wil·lam·ette mite \wə̇ˈlamə̇t\

Definition of Willamette mite

  1. :  a plant-feeding mite (Tetranychus willamettei) that is a serious pest on raspberries in parts of the U.S. and Canada

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Origin and Etymology of willamette mite

from Willamette river valley, northwest Oregon


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