varroa

varroa
['varəʊə]
noun a microscopic mite which is a debilitating parasite of the honeybee. [Varroa jacobsoni.]
Origin
1970s: mod. L., from the name of the Roman writer Varro (with ref. to his work on bee-keeping) + -a1.

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