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Meaning of SARCOPTES

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  type genus of the family Sarcoptidae: itch mites
 

SARCOPTES is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: genus Sarcoptes
 
 See Also: arthropod genus, family Sarcoptidae, itch mite, sarcoptid, Sarcoptidae

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sar*cop"tes\, n. [NL., from Gr. sa`rx, sa`rkos, flesh
+ ko`ptein to cut.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of parasitic mites including the itch mites.

 

 

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