acarid

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noun ac·a·rid \ˈa-kə-rəd\

Definition of acarid

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1861


Medical Dictionary

acarid

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noun ac·a·rid \ˈak-ə-rəd\

Medical Definition of acarid

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

acarid

adjective

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