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A genus of ectoparasitic mites of the family Psoroptidae, which have piercing mouthparts and cause mange and scab in mammals; (also psoroptes) a mite of this genus.
Late 19th century. From scientific Latin Psoroptes from ancient Greek ψώρα + -optes. Compare French psoropte mite of the genus Psoroptes.
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