noun. ['məˈskiːtoʊ'] two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals.
- yellow-fever mosquito
- two-winged insects
- Aedes albopictus
- Asian tiger mosquito
- Culex quinquefasciatus
- common mosquito
- Culex pipiens
- Culex fatigans
- family Culicidae
- malarial mosquito
- dipterous insect
- Aedes aegypti
- mosquito (Spanish)
- mosca (Spanish)
Words that Rhyme with Mosquito
How do you pronounce mosquito?
Pronounce mosquito as məˈskitoʊ.
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Example sentences of the word mosquito
1. Noun, singular or mass
), and more types of tasteful mosquito repellant than you can shake a stick at.
In Central Africa, the sap from the needle pads has been used as a mosquito repellent.
Quotes containing the word mosquito
1. If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
- Dalai Lama XIV