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Definition of the noun acarus

What does acarus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acari

  1. any of several mites of the order Acarina
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of acarus: genus Acarus
    • more generic word: 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

Alternative definition of the noun acarus


  1. [zoology] A genus in the family Acaridae including many species of small mites.

Phrases with acarus

Phrases starting with the word acarus:

  1. Acarus Mori
  2. Acarus Malus
  3. Acarus Muris
  4. Acarus Nigua
  5. Acarus Piger
  6. Acarus Ruber
  7. Acarus Basteri
  8. Acarus Natator
  9. Acarus Tritici
  10. Acarus Baccarum
  11. Acarus Ciliatus
  12. Acarus Eruditus
  13. Acarus Globosus
  14. Acarus Muscarum
  15. Acarus Reflexus
  16. Acarus Russulus
  17. Acarus Aquaticus
  18. Acarus Cancroides

Phrases ending with the word acarus:

  1. genus acarus
  2. Oberonia Acarus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for acarus

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Google previewA Treatise on the Diseases of the Ox - A Manual of Bovine Pathology (2013)

by John Henry Steel,

The Acarus is the sole cause, and we ...

Google previewThe Study of Medicine (1835)

by John Mason Good, Samuel Cooper, Augustus Sidney Doane

The acarus is a numerous genus of very minute insects, includin , besides those enumer' ated above, a multitu e of other species, well 'known to every one, as a. ricinns or dog~tick, a. aim or mite, a. dysenterizz or dysentery-tick, of which we ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

( Greek, acarus = mite + Latin, forma = shape.) Mite-shaped; pertaining to a structure or ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia ... (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

Acarus reticulatus, Fabr ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Acarus. — Mouth with no proboscis; kaustellum included in a bivalve, cylindric sheath ; palpi two equal, and of the length of the haustellum ; eyes two, placed at the side of the head; ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1845)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper

ACARUS." (From axapns, small.) The tick. An insect which breeds in the skin. very numerous genus of minute insects which infest the skin of ant: mals, and produce various complaints. Those which are found on the human body are 1.

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Acarus. A forage mite only accidentally parasitic.

Acapnia Acardia Acardiacus Acardius Acaricide Acarus Acaudal, Acaudate Accidental Self-Injection, Needle Stick Injury Accidents Accommodation Acemann Acephalobrachia Acephaly.

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1805)

Acarus Telarius, is of ...

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Acarus Meaning

Video shows what acarus means. A mite, especially one from the genus Acarus.. acarus pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary dictionary.

Scrabble value of A1C3A1R1U1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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