clover mite

noun

Definition of clover mite

: a small reddish mite (Bryobia praetiosa) that is seriously destructive to legumes, wheat, fruits, and other crops and often a pest in houses into which it may enter in great numbers especially in the spring of the year

called also brown mite, house mite

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“Clover mite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clover%20mite. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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