citrus red mite

noun

Definition of citrus red mite

: a relatively large mite (Panonychus citri) that is a destructive pest on the foliage of citrus

First Known Use of citrus red mite

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Citrus red mite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/citrus%20red%20mite. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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