What does the word mosquito mean?

Usage examples for mosquito

  1. I heard Bernaldez's bullet sing past his ear like a mosquito. – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. He had never before served in a steamer, except for a very short time in a primitive one belonging to Porter's Mosquito fleet, in 1823. The changes in the disposition and handling of the guns had not been radical. – Admiral Farragut by A. T. Mahan
  3. Is it not so, friend mosquito? – The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook