mosquito net

noun
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of mosquito net

: a net or screen for keeping out mosquitoes

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First Known Use of mosquito net

1745


MOSQUITO NET Defined for English Language Learners

mosquito net

noun

Definition of mosquito net for English Language Learners

  • : a net that is placed over something (such as a bed) in order to keep out mosquitoes


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