Definition of Mite. Meaning of Mite. Synonyms of Mite

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Definition of Mite

Mite
Mite Mite, n. [AS. m[=i]te mite (in sense 1); akin to LG. mite, D. mijt, G. miete, OHG. m[=i]za; cf. Goth. maitan to cut.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A minute arachnid, of the order Acarina, of which there are many species; as, the cheese mite, sugar mite, harvest mite, etc. See Acarina. 2. [D. mijt; prob. the same word.] A small coin formerly circulated in England, rated at about a third of a farthing. The name is also applied to a small coin used in Palestine in the time of Christ. Two mites, which make a farthing. --Mark xii. 49. 3. A small weight; one twentieth of a grain. 4. Anything very small; a minute object; a very little quantity or particle. For in effect they be not worth a myte. --Chaucer.

Meaning of Mite from wikipedia

- Mites are small arachnids (eight-legged arthropods). Mites are not a defined taxon, but the name is used for members of several groups in the subcl****...
- House dust mites (HDM, or simply dust mites) are mites found in ****ociation with dust in dwellings. They are known for causing an allergy. The main species...
- chiggers, but also known as berry bugs, harvest mites, red bugs, scrub-itch mites, or aoutas) are a family of mites. Chiggers are often confused with jiggers...
- Bat-Mite is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. Bat-Mite is an imp similar to the Superman villain Mister Mxyzptlk...
- Demodex brevis, both frequently referred to as eyelash mites, alternatively face mites or skin mites. Different species of animals host different species...
- Spider mites are members of the Acari (mite) family Tetranychidae, which includes about 1,200 species. They generally live on the undersides of leaves...
- Mange /ˈmeɪndʒ/ is a type of skin disease caused by parasitic mites. Because mites also infect plants, birds, and reptiles, the term "mange" or colloquially...
- Mangalore Institute of Technology And Engineering (MITE) is a college of engineering and technology located in Mangalore, India. It was established by...
- (also known as the seven-year itch) is a contagious skin infestation by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. The most common symptoms are severe itchiness and a pimple-like...
- The Clover mite (Bryobia praetiosa) is a species of mite. Clover mites are 0.75–0.85 mm (0.030–0.033 in) long, oval shaped arachnids with a pair of long...
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