acarid

noun ac·a·rid \ ˈa-kə-rəd \

Definition of acarid

: any of an order (Acari synonym Acarina) of arachnids including the mites and ticks

acarid

adjective

Origin and Etymology of acarid

acar(us) + 1-id, probably after the New Latin order name Acarida or the family name Acaridae


Medical Dictionary

acarid

noun ac·a·rid \ ˈak-ə-rəd \

medical Definition of acarid

: any of the order Acari of arachnids; especially : any of the family Acaridae of mites

acarid

adjective

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