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harvest bug

(härvĭst)
n.
  1. chigger
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Historical Examples

  • Yet the Acarus has eight legs, like a spider, and the harvest-bug six, like an insect.

    Everyday Objects

    W. H. Davenport Adams

  • While the harvest-bug makes us think of a spider, the body of the Acarus has a greater likeness to an insect's.

    Everyday Objects

    W. H. Davenport Adams