rust mite


noun

any of various mites that cause brown or reddish patches on leaves and fruit.

Nearby words

  1. russwurm,
  2. rust,
  3. rust belt,
  4. rust bucket,
  5. rust joint,
  6. rust-colored,
  7. rust-through,
  8. rustavi,
  9. rustbelt,
  10. rustbucket

Origin of rust mite

First recorded in 1880–85

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