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Scrabble Word CULEX

Definition of CULEX:


  • a mosquito (a winged insect) [n CULEXES, CULICES]
  • a mosquito, also CULICID, CULICINE [n CULEXES or CULICES]
  • any of a large cosmopolitan genus (Culex) of mosquitoes that includes the common house mosquito (C. pipiens) of Europe and North America and vectors of the viruses causing Saint Louis encephalitis and West Nile fever
  • any of numerous mosquitoes constituting the widespread genus Culex, distinguished by the habit in the adult of holding the body parallel to the feeding or resting surface, as the common house mosquito, C. pipiens
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