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mosquito

mos·qui·to

mosquito

 
pronunciation:
m ski to
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part of speech: noun
inflections: mosquitoes, mosquitos
definition: an insect with a thin body and two wings. The females bite and suck the blood of animals and people. Some mosquitoes spread disease.
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  arthropod, blood, disease, insect, virus