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  • n. Plural form of mosquito.


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  • Otherwise, I've found that the worst place I've seen for mosquitoes is San Miguel de Allende.

    biting insects

  • And mosquitoes from the wild are far fiercer than those weakling city-bred bitches we get around here.

    mosquito bite tally

  • Doing it outdoors on stumps, in clearings and even swarmed by mosquitoes is particularly recommended.

    February 2007

  • Malaria - (N) an fever caused by a parasite that invades the red blood cells; found in mosquitoes

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  • Then she sets to work, like those gnats that came on board at Genoa, that they call mosquitoes, and startles him with shrill buzzings in his ears, and pricketh him in the tenderest spots she can find; drawing but the smallest speck of blood, but causing an itching that makes him ready to tear his flesh.

    By Right of Conquest Or, With Cortez in Mexico

  • Many of the couple's friends initially balked at the idea of mosquitoes and mess halls.

    The Bride Wore Bug Spray

  • But of all the pests the mosquitoes are the worst.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • And we're encouraging cities and giving quite a bit of money to communities in order to eradicate the breeding grounds for mosquitoes, which is the best way to prevent the spread of West Nile Virus.

    CNN Transcript Jul 4, 2003

  • Any inconvenience made Sean think of home, and the mosquitoes were a big inconvenience.

    Lonesome Dove

  • Our goal is to totally eradicate vector mosquitoes, which is not such an easy thing to do because they not only live in the cities, but are also found in rocky mountains, where there are holes in which a small quantity of water can accumulate, and so forth.



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