A blood-sucking dipterous fly, of the genus Culex, undergoing a metamorphosis in water. The females have a proboscis armed with needlelike organs for penetrating the skin of animals. These are wanting in the males. In America they are generally called mosquitoes. See Mosquito.
- Any of various small, biting, two-winged flies, such as a punkie or black fly.
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കൊതുക് - Kothuku ;കൊതുക് - Kothuku ;വനമക്ഷിക - Vanamakshika ;ചെറുശല്യം - Cherushalyam ;ചെറുവസ്തു - Cheruvasthu ;മശകം - Mashakam ;