skeeter hawk


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skeeter hawk

n. South Atlantic US
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Noun1.skeeter hawk - slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at restskeeter hawk - slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
odonate - large primitive predatory aquatic insect having two pairs of membranous wings
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Skeeter hawks flitted everywhere, iridescent green and red and looking dangerous.