Definition of Aëdes

1. Noun. Yellow-fever mosquitos.




Definition of Aëdes

1. Noun. A mosquito, specifically a mosquito of the genus Aëdes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aëdes

1. any of a genus of mosquitoes [n AEDES]

Medical Definition of Aëdes

1. A genus of mosquitoes (culicidae) frequently found in tropical and subtropical regions. Yellow fever and dengue are two of the diseases that can be transmitted by species of this genus. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aëdes

azygous
azygous vein
azygy
azylene
azylenes
azym
azyme
azymes
azymia
azymic
azymite
azymites
azymous
azyms
açais
aëdes (current term)
añejo
b
b&
b'ak'tun
b'long
b****cks
b*tch
b*tches
b-ball
b-complex vitamin
b-lymphocyte subsets
b-meson
b-word
b-words

Literary usage of Aëdes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mosquitoes: How They Live; how They Carry Disease; how They are Classified by Leland Ossian Howard (1902)
"One species, Aedes fuscus Osten Sacken, has been found at Cambridge, Mass. FIQ. ... Aedes fuscus, according to a recently published note by Dr. JB Smith, ..."

2. Contributions to Latin Lexicography by Henry Nettleship (1889)
"Aedes, in old Latin written aides: as CIL i. 32. Nom. s. aedis Plaut. As. 220 R. Aedes is defined by Varro ap. Serv. A. 2. 512 as locus qual/uor angulis ..."

3. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"Templum, however, in this sense of a god's •house, was probably a comparatively modern •equivalent for aedes or aedes sacra. ..."

4. Notes on a Fauna of the Vigo Group and Its Bearing on the Evolution of by Roy Ernest Dickerson (1921)
"1 90. Culex pipiens Linn. Fore«t Grove, 111-26 (Cole). 91. Aedes ... Burn«; Klamath Fall« VI1-27 (Dyar and Caudell) ; Corvallis. 92. Aedes ..."

5. Mosquito Eradication by Walter Ernest Hardenburg (1922)
"Scales 24-30, antenna not arising from an offset, Aedes ... Anal siphon 5 times as long as widest diameter; antennae dark at tip, Aedes ..."

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