Definition of Mosquito. Meaning of Mosquito. Synonyms of Mosquito
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Definition of Mosquito
MosquitoMosquito Mos*qui"to, n.; pl. Mosquitoes. [Sp. mosquito, fr.
moscafly, L. musca. Cf. Musket.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of various species of gnats of the genus Culex and
allied genera. The females have a proboscis containing,
within the sheathlike labium, six fine, sharp, needlelike
organs with which they puncture the skin of man and animals
to suck the blood. These bites, when numerous, cause, in many
persons, considerable irritation and swelling, with some
pain. The larv[ae] and pup[ae], called wigglers, are aquatic.
[Written also musquito.]
Mosquito bar, Mosquito net, a net or curtain for
excluding mosquitoes, -- used for beds and windows.
Mosquito fleet, a fleet of small vessels.
Mosquito hawk (Zo["o]l.), a dragon fly; -- so called
because it captures and feeds upon mosquitoes.
Mosquito netting, a loosely-woven gauzelike fabric for
making mosquito bars.
Meaning of Mosquito from wikipedia
(alternate spelling mosquitos
) are a group
of small insects
that are flies
(order Diptera). Within Diptera
- The Mosquito
or Mosquito alarm
is a machine
used to deter loitering
by young people
by emitting sound
at high frequency, in some versions
so it can be...
- The de Havilland
is a British
twin-engine shoulder-winged multi-role combat
aircraft, introduced during
the Second World
are diseases caused
by bacteria, viruses
or parasites transmitted
. They can transmit...
- (Stegomyia albopicta), from the mosquito
(Culicidae) family, also known
as (Asian) tiger mosquito
or forest mosquito
, is a mosquito native
to the tropical
- In cryptography, MOSQUITO
was a stream cipher algorithm designed
by Joan Daemen
Kitsos. It was submitted
to the eSTREAM Project
of the eCRYPT...
- allergic reaction
fever. It is caused
by allergenic polypeptides
saliva, and therefore...
most commonly refers
to flying insects
of the family
may also refer
to: Mosquitoes carry
such as malaria
aegypti, the yellow fever mosquito
, is a mosquito
that can spread dengue
fever, chikungunya, Zika fever, Mayaro
and yellow fever
viruses, and other...
for disease include insects
such as flea, fly, and mosquito
; and the arachnid
tick. Some insect repellents
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