Gallinipper
Gallinipper Gal"li*nip`per, n. A large mosquito. [1913 Webster]

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  • gallinipper — ☆ gallinipper [gal′i nip΄ər ] n. [prob. altered (infl. by GALLEY) < gurnipper < ?] Informal a large mosquito or other insect that has a painful bite or sting …   English World dictionary

  • gallinipper — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1709 chiefly Southern & Midland any of various insects (as a large mosquito or crane fly) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gallinipper — /gal euh nip euhr/, n. Informal. any of various insects that sting or bite, esp. a large American mosquito, Psorophora ciliata. [1675 85; of obscure orig.; final element appar. assimilated to NIPPER] * * * …   Universalium

  • gallinipper — noun any large insect that bites, for example the mosquito or crane fly …   Wiktionary

  • gallinipper — gal·li·nip·per …   English syllables

  • gallinipper — /ˈgælinɪpə/ (say galeenipuh) noun Chiefly US a large mosquito. {origin unknown} …   Australian English dictionary

  • gallinipper — …   Useful english dictionary

  • gallynipper — variant of gallinipper * * * gallynipper var. gallinipper …   Useful english dictionary

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