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1. Plural of acarus.
2. Acari The group of species in the arachnid subclass Acari, which includes the ticks and mites.
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ac•a•rus(ˈæk ər əs)
n., pl. -a•ri (-əˌraɪ)
a mite, esp. of the genus Acarus.
[1650–60; < New Latin < Greek ákari mite]
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