Associations to the word «Mosquito»

Pictures for the word «Mosquito»

Wiktionary

MOSQUITO, noun. A small flying insect of the family Culicidae, known for biting and sucking blood, leaving an itching bump on the skin. However, only the female of the species bites animals and humans. They are known to carry diseases like malaria and yellow fever.
MOSQUITO, verb. To fly close to the ground, seemingly without a course.
MOSQUITO, proper noun. The De Havilland Mosquito, a Second World War military aircraft.
MOSQUITO, proper noun. A settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador
MOSQUITO BITE, noun. The result of a mosquito bite; characteristically a visible bump of inflamed skin, together with a sensation of irritation (itchiness).
MOSQUITO BITE, noun. (less commonly) The event of a mosquito bite.
MOSQUITO BITE, noun. (usually plural) (slang) (potentially offensive) A small breast on a woman.
MOSQUITO BITES, noun. Plural of mosquito bite
MOSQUITO COIL, noun. A mosquito-repelling incense, usually shaped into a spiral, and typically made from a dried paste of pyrethrum powder.
MOSQUITO COILS, noun. Plural of mosquito coil
MOSQUITO HAWK, noun. (US) (regional) A crane fly (US) / daddy longlegs (UK), a large, mosquito-like insect in the suborder Tipulomorpha
MOSQUITO HAWK, noun. (US) (regional) A dragonfly.
MOSQUITO NET, noun. A fine net placed around a bed to protect the occupant against mosquitos and the diseases carried by them
MOSQUITO NETS, noun. Plural of mosquito net

Dictionary definition

MOSQUITO, noun. Two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals.

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