gall mite

noun

Definition of gall mite

: any of various minute 4-legged mites (family Eriophyidae) that form galls on plants

First Known Use of gall mite

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Gall mite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gall%20mite. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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