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mite1 US English

A minute arachnid that has four pairs of legs when adult, related to the ticks. Many kinds live in the soil and a number are parasitic on plants or animals

mite2 US English

A small child or animal, especially when regarded as an object of sympathy

gall mite US English

A minute mite that is parasitic on plants, typically living inside buds and causing them to form hard galls

itch mite US English

A parasitic mite that burrows under the skin, causing scabies in humans and sarcoptic mange in animals

cheese mite US English

A mite that infests cheese

spider mite US English

An active plant-eating mite that resembles a minute spider and is frequently a serious garden and greenhouse pest

widow's mite US English

A small monetary contribution from someone who is poor

follicle mite US English

A parasitic mite that burrows into the hair follicles, causing demodectic mange

harvest mite US English

Another term for chigger111.

varroa US English

A microscopic mite that is a debilitating parasite of the honeybee, causing loss of honey production

varroa mite in varroa US English

A microscopic mite that is a debilitating parasite of the honeybee, causing loss of honey production

red spider mite in spider mite US English

An active plant-eating mite that resembles a minute spider and is frequently a serious garden and greenhouse pest