two-spotted spider mite

[ too-spot-id ]
/ ˈtuˌspɒt ɪd /

noun

a widespread web-spinning mite, Tetranychus urticae, that is a pest of fruit trees and houseplants.

Nearby words

  1. two-shot,
  2. two-sided,
  3. two-speed,
  4. two-spirit,
  5. two-spot,
  6. two-star,
  7. two-step,
  8. two-step exercise test,
  9. two-stroke,
  10. two-stroke cycle

Origin of two-spotted spider mite

First recorded in 1945–50

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