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no-see-um

 (nō-sē′əm)
[Alteration of no see them.]
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punk•ie

(ˈpʌŋ ki)

n.
any of the minute biting gnats of the family Ceratopogonidae; biting midge; no-see-um.
[1760–70, Amer.; < New York Dutch *punkje, alter. of Munsee Delaware pónkwəs]
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Noun1.no-see-um - minute two-winged insect that sucks the blood of mammals and birds and other insectsno-see-um - minute two-winged insect that sucks the blood of mammals and birds and other insects
gnat - any of various small biting flies: midges; biting midges; black flies; sand flies
Ceratopogonidae, family Ceratopogonidae - biting midges; sand flies
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no-see-um

n (fam) jején m
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