dust mite

noun

Definition of dust mite

:any of various mites (especially family Pyroglyphidae) commonly found in house dust — compare house dust mite

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First Known Use of dust mite

1969


DUST MITE Defined for English Language Learners

dust mite

noun

Definition of dust mite for English Language Learners

  • : a very small creature that lives in the dust in your house and that can cause an allergic reaction


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dust mite

noun

medical Definition of dust mite

:any of various mites (especially family Pyroglyphidae) implicated in human allergic reactions to dust; especially :house-dust mite

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