mosquito hawk

noun

Definition of mosquito hawk

1 chiefly Southern : dragonfly
2 dialect : crane fly

First Known Use of mosquito hawk

1737, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Mosquito hawk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mosquito%20hawk. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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