harvest mite


noun


Nearby words

  1. harvest bug,
  2. harvest fish,
  3. harvest fly,
  4. harvest home,
  5. harvest index,
  6. harvest moon,
  7. harvest mouse,
  8. harvest tick,
  9. harvester,
  10. harvester ant

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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Medicine definitions for harvest mite

harvest mite

n.

chigger

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