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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: any of numerous winged insects, the females of which usu. suck the blood of animals and humans by using a slender, hollow proboscis.
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