Synonyms
Etymology

1. mosquito

noun. ['məˈskiːtoʊ'] two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals.

Synonyms

  • Culicidae
  • anopheline
  • dipteran
  • yellow-fever mosquito
  • two-winged insects
  • dipteron
  • Aedes albopictus
  • Asian tiger mosquito
  • Culex quinquefasciatus
  • common mosquito
  • gnat
  • Culex pipiens
  • Culex fatigans
  • family Culicidae
  • malarial mosquito
  • dipterous insect
  • Aedes aegypti

Etymology

  • mosquito (Spanish)
  • mosca (Spanish)

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Words that Rhyme with Mosquito

  • fedeccredito
  • marielito
  • incognito
  • exposito
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  • carpenito
  • vigorito
  • sausalito
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  • naruhito
  • morabito
  • mirabito
  • ingenito
  • ghadafito
  • esposito
  • espirito
  • dippolito
  • dapolito
  • colavito
  • zambito
  • sposito
  • spirito
  • sestito
  • pellerito
  • miskito
  • marchitto
  • ippolito
  • hipolito
  • granito
  • fiorito

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.

2. Adjective
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

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