mosquito : Definition, Usages, News and More

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muh skee toh

  • n  two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals

  • Most duets are blood-chillingly bad ("A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Rock and Roll" by Donny and Marie Osmond springs to mind), and doubtless the mosquito's mating song ranks .
  • And what about prevention? Many African countries are working to sell or distribute low-cost insecticide-impregnated mosquito nets.
  • THE CULPRIT: The female mosquito needs blood to produce eggs.
News & Articles

  • Mosquito Festival planned in Russian community
    USOLYE, Russia, June 12 (UPI) -- Organizers of the first Russian Mosquito Festival said the event will feature, among other things, a mosquito-catching competition.
    June 12, 2013 - UPI
  • Mosquito season started early
    The 2013 mosquito season has experienced an “interesting start.” Historic low temperatures the first part of the year, was followed by a warm spring hitting above 90 F by mid-May with scattered nights below freezing.
    June 12, 2013 - Messenger Index
  • Aerial mosquito spraying set for western areas this evening
    The Palm Beach County Division of Mosquito Control will be conducting aerial spraying beginning at sundown on Wednesday, weather permitting.        
    June 12, 2013 - Sun-Sentinel

  • Shami Chakrabarti in USA Today
    Imagine the outcry if a device was introduced that caused blanket discomfort to people of one race or gender, rather than to our kids,Chakrabarti said. "The 'Mosquito' has no place in a country that values its children and seeks to instill...
  • Ingrid Betancourt in International Herald Tribune
    Now, home is "a hammock strung between two posts, covered with mosquito netting and with tent above that serves as a roof," Betancourt wrote her mother. "I have a shelf for my things, which is to say a backpack for clothing and the Bible that...

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