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OK Boomer can be perceived as pejorative, but it is mostly considered to be _____
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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