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leptus

leptus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leptus  \Lep"tus\  (l[e^]p"t[u^]s),  n.  [NL.,  from  Gr  lepto`s 
  thin,  small.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  six-legged  young,  or  larva,  of  certain  mites;  -- 
  sometimes  used  as  a  generic  name  See  {Harvest  mite},  under 
  {Harvest}.