Aedes

(redirected from Aëdes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

Aedes

[ā′ē·dēz]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of the dipterous subfamily Culicinae in the family Culicidae, with species that are vectors for many diseases of humans.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

aedes

1. In Roman antiquity, any edifice or a minor shrine, not formally consecrated.
2. Now, any chapel or temple.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.