noun, plural mos·qui·toes, mos·qui·tos.
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Origin of mosquito
OTHER WORDS FROM mosquitomos·qui·to·ey, adjective
Words nearby mosquito
Definition for mosquito (2 of 2)
noun, plural Mos·qui·tos, (especially collectively) Mos·qui·to.
Example sentences from the Web for mosquito
Anyone who doesn’t regularly fall prey to mosquitos will still find the Bug Bite Thing a worthwhile investment.
In this issue we dive into another scientific advance that prompts big questions — genetically engineering mosquitoes to combat diseases.
Some unease, too, may come just from basic human reactions to risk and control, says public health entomologist Natasha Agramonte, who has no connection with Oxitec but has been working with mosquitoes at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
The species is especially hard to control among about 45 kinds of mosquitoes that whine around the Keys.
I chose it for its metaphorical resonance, but the mosquito bite theory might be the worse.Ron Rosenbaum on Hitler, Hollywood, and Quantifying Evil|William O’Connor|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On another trip, a defiant caiman (a South American crocodile) devours his mosquito net.
Its path here is almost comic: evidence indicates that the mosquito was brought because of the international used tire trade.
In contrast to the veteran Anopheles, the Aedes mosquito did not arrive until the 1980s.
What she concluded is that mosquito attractiveness is all relative.Mosquitoes Love Some People More and Science Wants to Know Why|Josh Dzieza|August 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The blackfly and mosquito attack both man and beast in maddening millions.Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador|William Wood
Here they found the breeze good and the mosquito nuisance much diminished.The Young Alaskans in the Rockies|Emerson Hough
This was in 1911, and only in 1915 has a mosquito law been passed in Connecticut.How To Write Special Feature Articles|Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
In mosquito season a loose cheese cloth door may be attached.Touring Afoot|Claude Powell Fordyce
On the night of the King's arrival at Blois, this damsel was disfigured with mosquito bites.Louis XIV and La Grande Mademoiselle|Arvede Barine