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Definition of the noun acarine

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noun - plural: acarines

  1. mite or tick
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic words: arachnid / arachnoid = air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
    • more specific words:
      • tick = any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis
      • mite = any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods
    • member of: Acarina / order Acarina = mites and ticks

Definition of the adjective acarine

What does acarine mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [medicine] Of or caused by acari or mites; as, 'acarine' diseases.

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Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

insect, bee, ant, flea, fly, beetle, butterfly, louse; pismire, red, black, army or carpenter ant, queen, worker, soldier; acarine, aphid, bedbug, black fly, bloodworm, bluebottle, weevil, bookworm, borer, bumblebee, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

Fluazuron The first acarine growth inhibitor to have become commercially available for the ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

comb mite; tick ( acarine, acariasis, acarinosis, acarophobia) accipit- [L. accipiter, bird of prey] | base falcon; ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

an acarine miteinthefamily Trombiculidaethat causes dermatitis,usually onthehead and extremities,in most animal species. Calledalso Trombicula autumnalis. Neotyphodium a genus of ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary (1995)

A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs

spermophiline starfish asteroidal stork ciconine, herodian, herodionine swan cygnine tapeworm taeniid, taenial tick, mite acaridal, acarine tiger tigerish, tigrine, tigerine, feline tortoise testudinal turtle chelonian viper viperine vulture vulturine, ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations (Expanded Second Edition) (2014)

by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine

oscinespider arachnoid, araneiform squirrel sciuroid, sciurine, spermophiline starfish asteroidal stork ciconine, herodian, herodionine swancygnine tapeworm taeniid, taenial tarantula theraphosid tick,mite acaridal, acarine tiger tigerish, tigrine, ...

Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

Acarine Disease: Also ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

4; also in common usage: an agent lethal to mites and ticks (acarines). acarin. See dicofol. Acarina. Acari. acarine. 1: pertaining to mites. 2: an arachnid of the order Acarina. acarology. the study of mites and ticks. acarotoxic. poisonous to mites ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

murine, simian, ursine 07 acarine,anguine,asinine, caprine,cervine,corvine, hircine, leonine,milvine, otarine,pardine, phocine, piscine,porcine,saurian, sebrine,taurine,tigrine, turdine,vespine, vulpine 08 anserine,aquiline,bubaline, cameline ...

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Acarine Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1R1I1N1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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