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Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?
Origin of mosquito hawk
An Americanism dating back to 1700–10; so called because it feeds on nocturnal insects such as mosquitoes
regional variation note for mosquito hawk
2. See dragonfly.
Words nearby mosquito hawk
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British Dictionary definitions for mosquito hawk
another name for nighthawk (def. 1)
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