a red or yellow resin obtained from the trunks of several grass trees, especially Xanthorrhoea hastilis, used chiefly in varnishes and lacquers and as a substitute for resin.
the branch of zoology dealing with mites and ticks. noun the study of mites and ticks
a pathological belief that the skin is infested with mites or insects, often leading to self-mutilation in order to eliminate the infestation. acarophobia ac·a·ro·pho·bi·a (āk’ə-rə-fō’bē-ə) n. An abnormal fear of mites, small insects, or worms. An abnormal fear of small particles, or of itching.
having no . adjective (of flowers) having no carpels
not producing fruit; sterile; barren. adjective (of plants) producing no fruit