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gnat
American English: /næt/
British English: /nat/

Translation of gnat in Spanish:

noun

  • (general usage)
    mosquito (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Included among the invertebrates are moth flies, wood gnats, midges, punkies, mosquitoes, marsh beetles, and beelike or wasplike syrphid flies.
    • The Diptera include files, mosquitoes, gnats, midges, and no-see-ums.
    • The swarms of gnats and mosquitoes were annoying, but augured well for our hopes of spotting tiny bug-eating birds.

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