culicine

culicine
cu·li·cine (kuґlĭ-sin) (kuґlĭ-sīn) 1. a member of the genus Culex or the tribe Culicini. 2. pertaining to, involving, or affecting mosquitoes of the genus Culex or the tribe Culicini.

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