culicid

[kyoo-lis-id]
adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the culicids.

Origin of culicid

< New Latin Culicidae, equivalent to Culic-, stem of Culex culex + -idae -id2
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culicid

noun
  1. any dipterous insect of the family Culicidae, which comprises the mosquitos
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Culicidae

Word Origin for culicid

C19: from New Latin Culicidae, from Latin culex gnat, culex
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