Trombicula

noun
type genus of the family Trombiculidae
Syn: ↑genus Trombicula
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Trombiculidae, ↑family Trombiculidae
Member Meronyms: ↑harvest mite, ↑chigger, ↑jigger, ↑redbug

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\\trämˈbikyələ\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Trombidium + -cula -cle
: a genus of mites that is the type of the family Trombiculidae and that contains some mites that in the Orient transmit tsutsugamushi disease

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