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Definition of Mosquito

Mosquito

  1. Any one of various species of gnats of the genus Culex and allied genera. The females have a proboscis containing, within the sheathlike labium, six fine, sharp, needlelike organs with which they puncture the skin of man and animals to suck the blood. These bites, when numerous, cause, in many persons, considerable irritation and swelling, with some pain. The larvae and pupae, called wigglers, are aquatic.

Mosquito Quotations

Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room.
Christine Todd Whitman

If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.
Anita Roddick

The best blood will at some time get into a fool or a mosquito.
Benito Mussolini

I have the attention span of a mosquito from multitasking and all the things that have affected my poor little brain.
Ian Somerhalder

Music as background to me becomes like a mosquito, an insect. In the studio we have big speakers, and to me that's the way music should be listened to. When I listen to music, I want to just listen to music.
David Lynch
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Mosquito Translations

mosquito in Dutch is muskiet
mosquito in French is moucheron
mosquito in Norwegian is mygg
mosquito in Portuguese is mosquito
mosquito in Spanish is mosquito
mosquito in Swedish is mygga

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