any of various insects that sting or bite, especially a large American mosquito, Psorophora ciliata.
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How to use gallinipper in a sentence
The term is also applied to a large mosquito-like insect, called locally "gallinipper."Ceremonies of the Pomo Indians | Samuel Alfred Barrett
The Mississippi gallinipper is adolescent compared to the Troublesome mosquito.With Rod and Line in Colorado Waters | Lewis B. France
The connection with the proboscis of the gallinipper is especially apt.Ceremonies of the Pomo Indians | Samuel Alfred Barrett
The largest kind of mosquito in the valley of the lower Mississippi is called the gallinipper.
They tell a good story to show the superiority of the gallinipper, over the ordinary Mosquito, in this wise.