yellow-fever mosquito

[ yel-oh-fee-ver ]
/ ˈyɛl oʊˈfi vər /

noun

a mosquito, Aedes aegypti, that transmits yellow fever and dengue.

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Origin of yellow-fever mosquito

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05
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