Rust-mite

rust mite

noun
any of various mites that cause brown or reddish patches on leaves and fruit.

Origin:
1880–85

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rust mite

noun
any of several varieties of mite that burrow into plants and cause a reddish-brown discoloration on the leaves or fruit 
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