acarine disease

noun

: Isle of Wight disease of honeybees
also : any disease caused by ticks or mites

Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acarine disease was in 1818

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“Acarine disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acarine%20disease. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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