aedes

noun ae·des \ ā-ˈē-(ˌ)dēz \

Definition of aedes

plural aedes
: any of a genus (Aedes) of mosquitoes including the vector of yellow fever, dengue, and other diseases

aedine

play \-ˈē-ˌdīn\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of aedes

borrowed from New Latin, genus name, borrowed from Greek aēdḗs "unpleasant, annoying," from a- 2a- + -ēdēs, adjectival derivative of êdos "pleasure," s-stem noun from the base of hēdýs "pleasant" — more at 1sweet


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aedes

noun ae·des \ ā-ˈē-(ˌ)dēz \

medical Definition of aedes

1 capitalized : a large cosmopolitan genus of mosquitoes that includes vectors of some diseases (as yellow fever and dengue)
2 plural aedes : any mosquito of the genus Aedes

aedine

play \-ˌdīn, -ˌdēn\ adjective

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