air trumpet


Definition of air trumpet

: one of a pair of short breathing tubes that project from the thorax of mosquitoes and related insects

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First Known Use of air trumpet

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Air trumpet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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