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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small insect with two wings which bites animals to suck their blood.

Usage examples (32)
  • The bee is praised, the mosquito is swatted. It is not how busy you are, but why you are busy.
  • A similarity between his name, as they pronounced it, and the English word "mosquito," -- or, as they called it
  • For this reason it is sometimes called mosquito hawk.
  • The stegomyia mosquito is very fond of laying her eggs in water. for more
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