acarid definition

  • noun:
    • An arachnid regarding the order Acarina, including the mites and ticks.
    • Any parasitic arachnid, including mites and ticks, of the subclass Acarina.
    • really small free-living arachnid that is parasitic on creatures or flowers; pertaining to ticks.
    • among the Acarida; a mite.
    • very small free-living arachnid that's parasitic on creatures or flowers; related to ticks
  • adjective:
    • Of or pertaining to acarids.

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