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sloth sloth
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  • mosquito hawk mosquito hawk  slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread…

    mosquito hawk meaning(s) 

    1. (n) slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
    2. (n) mainly nocturnal North American goatsucker

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    mosquito hawk usage(s)

    • Yankees in some parts of New England call it a devil's darning needle, while some Southern Coast people go for mosquito hawk, and the Pennsylvania-Dutch merely turn the Old Country .
  • mosquito net mosquito net  a fine net or screen (especially around beds) to protect against mosquitos
  • mosquitoes mosquitoes  /mə ˈski toʊz/ ?  two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce…
  • mosquitofish mosquitofish  silvery topminnow with rows of black spots of tropical North America and…
  • moss moss  /ˈmɔs/ ?  tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants
  • moss agate moss agate  an agate resembling moss with brown, black, or green markings
  • moss animal moss animal  sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having…
  • moss campion moss campion  tuft- or mat-forming dwarf perennial of Arctic regions of western and central…
  • moss family moss family  a family of mosses
  • moss genus moss genus  a genus of mosses
  • moss green moss green  of a moderate somewhat dull yellow-green color
  • moss hart moss hart  United States playwright who collaborated with George S. Kaufman (1904-1961)
  • moss locust moss locust  large shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having bristly stems…
  • moss phlox moss phlox  low tufted perennial phlox with needlelike evergreen leaves and pink or white…
  • moss pink moss pink  low wiry-stemmed branching herb or southern California having fringed pink flowers
  • moss-grown moss-grown  overgrown with moss
  • moss-trooper moss-trooper  a marauder and plunderer (originally operating in the bogs between England…
  • mossad mossad  /moʊ ˈsæd/ ?  the Israeli foreign intelligence agency
  • mossback mossback  an extremely old-fashioned conservative
  • mossbauer mossbauer  German physicist (born in 1929)
  • mosstone mosstone  of a moderate somewhat dull yellow-green color
  • mossy mossy  /ˈmɑ sɪ/ ?  overgrown with moss
  • mossy saxifrage mossy saxifrage  tufted or mat-forming perennial of mountains of Europe; cultivated…
  • mossy-cup oak mossy-cup oak  medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with…
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