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Noun: mossie  mó-zee
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
    - mosquito, mozzie [Brit, informal], skeeter [N. Amer, Austral, informal]

Derived forms: mossies

Type of: dipteran, dipteron, dipterous insect, two-winged insects

Part of: Culicidae, family Culicidae

Encyclopedia: Mossie