scarlet mite

noun

Definition of scarlet mite

: any of numerous bright red carnivorous mites found among grass and weeds including some with young that are parasitic on spiders and insects — compare chigger sense 2

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“Scarlet mite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scarlet%20mite. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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