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Origin of harvest mite

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for harvest mite

harvest mite

harvest tick


noun
the bright red parasitic larva of any of various free-living mites of the genus Trombicula and related genera, which causes intense itching of human skin
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