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Noun: mite  mIt
  1. A slight but appreciable amount
    "this dish could use a mite of garlic";
    - touch, hint, tinge, pinch, jot, speck, soup├žon
     
  2. Any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals, plants or stored foods

Sounds like: m

Derived forms: mites

Type of: acarine, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Part of: Acarina, order Acarina

Encyclopedia: Mite