tiger mosquito

noun

Examples of tiger mosquito in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The hum of a tiger mosquito B. Static from an AOL dial-up connection C. Glass splintering in an explosion D. Craigh Barboza, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Feb. 2024 The other kind of mosquitoes being targeted in the US are the ones living in your backyard, like the Asian tiger mosquito (part of the Aedes genus). Ritu Prasad, CNN, 12 Sep. 2023 Small enough to fit in the palm of a hand, the bats help regulate populations of insects like the tiger mosquito. Juliette Guéron-Gabrielle, New York Times, 9 Sep. 2023 Small enough to fit in the palm of a hand, the bats help regulate populations of insects such as the tiger mosquito. Juliette Guéron-Gabrielle, BostonGlobe.com, 9 Sep. 2023 Like the related tiger mosquito that also carries these diseases, the Ae. Joshua Rapp Learn, Discover Magazine, 4 May 2022 The recency of its arrival and that cool name — tiger mosquito! — probably help explain why it’s lodged in our memories. Washington Post, 31 July 2021 The tiger mosquito has a silvery dorsal stripe and white banded legs and is an aggressive biter, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, 26 June 2020 Whatever offspring is produced will die, decreasing the tiger mosquito populations in an area. Lauren Sigfusson, Discover Magazine, 9 Nov. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tiger mosquito was in 1835

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“Tiger mosquito.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiger%20mosquito. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

tiger mosquito

noun
ti·​ger mosquito ˈtī-gər- How to pronounce tiger mosquito (audio)
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