yellow-fever mosquito

noun

Definition of yellow-fever mosquito

:a small dark-colored mosquito (Aedes aegypti) that is the usual vector of yellow fever

First Known Use of yellow-fever mosquito

1905


Medical Dictionary

yellow-fever mosquito

noun

medical Definition of yellow-fever mosquito

:a small dark-colored mosquito of the genus Aedes (A. aegypti) that is the usual vector of yellow fever called also tiger mosquito

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