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mosquito net

noun
1.
a screen, curtain, or canopy of net, gauze, or the like, for keeping out mosquitoes.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45
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Examples from the web for mosquito net
  • The article used the example of an aid organization donating mosquito nets, leaving a local mosquito net maker with no business.
  • She was given a mosquito net during that first visit, and she says she is using it.
  • She told me why it was important for me and my children to sleep under a mosquito net.
British Dictionary definitions for mosquito net

mosquito net

noun
1.
a fine curtain or net put in windows, around beds, etc, to keep mosquitoes out
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Contemporary definitions for mosquito net
noun

See mosquito screen

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