THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of harvest mite
An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
Words nearby harvest mite
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British Dictionary definitions for harvest mite
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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Medical definitions for harvest mite
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