oribatid

noun
orib·​a·​tid | \ȯ-ˈri-bə-təd, ˌȯr-ə-ˈba-təd \

Definition of oribatid 

: any of a superfamily (Oribatoidea) of small oval eyeless nonparasitic mites having a heavily sclerotized integument with a leathery appearance

Other Words from oribatid

oribatid adjective

First Known Use of oribatid

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oribatid

New Latin Oribatidae (coextensive with Oribatoidea), from Oribata, genus name, from Greek oribatēs walking the mountains, from oros mountain + -batēs, from bainein to go — more at orient, come

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oribatid

noun
orib·​a·​tid | \ȯ-ˈrib-ət-əd, ˌȯr-ə-ˈbat-əd \

Medical Definition of oribatid 

: any of a superfamily (Oribatoidea) of small oval eyeless nonparastic mites having a heavily sclerotized integument with a leathery appearance

Other Words from oribatid

oribatid adjective

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