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

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Yellow-fever mosquito.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellow-fever%20mosquito. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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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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