soft ticks
Syn: ↑family Argasidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Acarina, ↑order Acarina
Member Meronyms: ↑soft tick, ↑argasid

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\\ärˈgasə̇ˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Argas, type genus + -idae
: a family of ticks that includes a number of medically and economically important ticks all of which lack a scutum and exhibit no marked sexual dimorphism — see argas, ornithodoros

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