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Meaning of MOSQUITO HAWK

Pronunciation:  mu'skeetow hok

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  mainly nocturnal North American goatsucker
  2. [n]  slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
 
 Synonyms: bullbat, darning needle, devil's darning needle, dragonfly, nighthawk, sewing needle, skeeter hawk, snake doctor, snake feeder
 
 See Also: caprimulgid, Chordeiles, genus Chordeiles, goatsucker, nightjar, odonate

 

 

 

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