Definition of aedes
: any of a genus (Aedes) of mosquitoes including the vector of yellow fever, dengue, and other diseases
aedineplay \-ˈē-ˌdīn\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of aedes
New Latin, genus name, from Greek aēdēs unpleasant, from a- + ēdos pleasure; akin to Greek hēdys sweet — more at sweet
First Known Use: 1856
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