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mosquitonoun [C]

uk   /məˈskiː.təʊ/  us   /-t̬oʊ/ (plural mosquitoes or mosquitos) (UK informal mossie, mozzie)
(Definition of mosquito from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mosquitonoun [C]

 us   /məˈski·t̬oʊ/ (plural mosquitoes or mosquitos)
a ​smallflyinginsect that ​bitespeople and ​animals, and ​suckstheirblood
(Definition of mosquito from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mosquito”
in Korean 모기…
in Arabic بَعوضة…
in Malaysian nyamuk…
in French moustique…
in Russian комар…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蚊…
in Italian zanzara…
in Turkish sivrisinek…
in Polish komar, moskit…
in Spanish mosquito…
in Vietnamese con muỗi…
in Portuguese mosquito, pernilongo…
in Thai ยุง…
in German das Moskito…
in Catalan mosquit…
in Japanese 蚊(カ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蚊…
in Indonesian nyamuk…
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