from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A mosquito (Aedes albopictus), native to Asia and now distributed worldwide, that transmits dengue, heartworm, and other diseases.
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- noun striped native of Japan thriving in southwestern and midwestern United States and spreading to the Caribbean; potential carrier of serious diseases
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