Wood mite

(Zool.) any one of numerous small mites of the family Oribatidæ. They are found chiefly in woods, on tree trunks and stones.

See also: Wood

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Each piece used for restoration had to be of a specific, long length and resistant to wood mites. They were expensive and hard to find according to the security officer, and over 90 wood pieces in the ceiling were completely burned.