anti-mosquito

adjective

an·​ti-mos·​qui·​to
ˌan-tē-mə-ˈskē-(ˌ)tō,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-mosquito (audio)
variants or less commonly antimosquito
: destroying, repelling, or protecting against mosquitoes
anti-mosquito pesticides
an anti-mosquito lotion

Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-mosquito was in 1844

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-mosquito.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-mosquito. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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