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Meaning of ACARINA

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  mites and ticks
 

ACARINA is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: order Acarina
 
 See Also: Acaridae, acarine, acarus, animal order, Arachnida, Argasidae, class Arachnida, family Acaridae, family Argasidae, family Ixodidae, family Sarcoptidae, family Tetranychidae, family Trombiculidae, family Trombidiidae, Ixodidae, mite, Sarcoptidae, Tetranychidae, tick, Trombiculidae, Trombidiidae

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac`a*ri"na\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? a mite.]
(Zo["o]l.)
The group of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks.
Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch
and mange.

 

 

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