Definition of no-see-um in English:


Syllabification: no-see-um
Pronunciation: /nō ˈsē ˌəm


North American
  • A minute bloodsucking insect, especially a biting midge.
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    • A single hectare is estimated to be able to produce ten million black flies, no-see-ums and other biting insects!
    • These are likely what is commonly referred to as no-see-um or biting midge.
    • Bugs, though not as many as there would be naturally, hung around her head in a perpetual cloud, midges and no-see-ums buzzing in her ear and sucking on her sweat.

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