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CULEX PIPIENS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Culex pipiens mean? 

CULEX PIPIENS (noun)
  The noun CULEX PIPIENS has 1 sense:

1. common house mosquito

  Familiarity information: CULEX PIPIENS used as a noun is very rare.


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CULEX PIPIENS (noun)


Sense 1Culex pipiens [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Common house mosquito

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

common mosquito; Culex pipiens

Hypernyms ("Culex pipiens" is a kind of...):

mosquito (two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals)

Holonyms ("Culex pipiens" is a member of...):

Culex; genus Culex (type genus of the Culicidae: widespread genus of mosquitoes distinguished by holding the body parallel to the resting surface)


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