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two-spotted spider mite

[too-spot-id] /ˈtuˌspɒt ɪd/
noun
1.
a widespread web-spinning mite, Tetranychus urticae, that is a pest of fruit trees and houseplants.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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