leptus

Leptus

Lep"tus\ (l[e^]p"t[u^]s), n. [NL., from Gr. lepto`s thin, small.] (Zo["o]l.) The six-legged young, or larva, of certain mites; -- sometimes used as a generic name. See Harvest mite, under Harvest.
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