Definition of harvest mite in English:

harvest mite

Syllabification: har·vest mite

noun

another term for chigger (sense 1).
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  • Chigger bites are caused by the harvest mite or red bug, which commonly is found in grasslands of the southeastern United States.
  • Due to the soil in this area, harvest mite infestations are a particular problem locally.
  • Chiggers, the larvae of harvest mites, transmit the organism that causes scrub typhus.

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