mosquito net


: a net or screen for keeping out mosquitoes

Examples of mosquito net in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition to the typical interventions such as mosquito nets, the Papua New Guinea National Department of Health has had some success with medical therapies for people who develop malaria infections while pregnant. Zoya Teirstein, Vox, 30 May 2024 The Pan American Health Organization advises taking precautions like draining standing wate, protecting homes with fine-mesh mosquito nets and using repellents. Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald, 30 May 2024 For many years, children were dying of malaria despite all interventions, including mosquito nets and tablets. Astha Rajvanshi, TIME, 30 May 2024 Paired with the full canopy, mosquito net, and rain cover, this is one comfy ride. Jessica Booth, Parents, 9 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for mosquito net 

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Word History

First Known Use

1745, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mosquito net was in 1745

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“Mosquito net.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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mosquito net

: a net for keeping out mosquitoes
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