varroa mite - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] biology 

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/væˈrəʊə ˌmaɪt/
singularvarroa mite
pluralvarroa mites

or varroa destructor 

  1. a very small insect that is a parasite of honey bees and gives them a disease called varroatosis that kills them
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