Definitions for no-see-umnoʊˈsi əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

no-see-um*noʊˈsi əm(n.)

  1. Category: Dialect

    Ref: punkie.

* Northern and Western U.S..

Origin of no-see-um:

1840–50, Amer.; pseudo-Amerind E version of you can't see 'em

Princeton's WordNet

  1. punkie, punky, punkey, no-see-um, biting midge(noun)

    minute two-winged insect that sucks the blood of mammals and birds and other insects


  1. no-see-um(Noun)

    Leptoconops torrens, a small biting fly.

  2. no-see-um(Noun)

    Any Ceratopogonidae, or biting midge, a family of small flies (1-4 mm long) in the order Diptera.


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