mosquito
Pronunciation
  • (Canada, America) IPA: /məˈski.toʊ/
  • (RP) IPA: /mɒsˈkiː.təʊ/
Noun

mosquito (plural mosquitos)

  1. A small flying insect of the family Culicidae, the females of which bite humans and animals and suck blood, leaving an itching bump on the skin, and sometimes carrying diseases like malaria and yellow fever.
Related terms Translations Verb

mosquito (mosquitos, present participle mosquitoing; past and past participle mosquitoed)

  1. To fly close to the ground, seemingly without a course.

Mosquito
Proper noun
  1. A settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador
Noun

mosquito

  1. (historical) The De Havilland Mosquito, a Second World War military aircraft.
Noun

mosquito (plural mosquitoes or Mosquitos)

  1. Archaic form of Miskito#English|Miskito.



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