spider mite(redirected from Spider mites)
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Any of numerous small red mites of the family Tetranychidae that feed on plants, sometimes causing damage to crops, and often spin webs on leaf surfaces.
(Animals) any of various plant-feeding mites of the family Tetranychidae, esp Panonychus ulmi (red spider mite), which is a serious orchard pest
any of numerous, variously colored, web-spinning mites of the family Tetranychidae, many of which are pests of garden plants and fruit trees.
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|Noun||1.||spider mite - web-spinning mite that attacks garden plants and fruit trees|
mite - any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods