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Words nearby dipteran
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Example sentences from the Web for dipteran
One or two examples of the adaptations of dipteran larvae to life in the water may well bring the present chapter to a close.The Life-Story of Insects|Geo. H. Carpenter
British Dictionary definitions for dipteran
/ (ˈdɪptərən) /
any dipterous insect
another word for dipterous (def. 1)
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Medical definitions for dipteran
[ dĭp′tər-ən ]
A dipterous insect.
Other words from dipterandip′ter•an adj.
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Scientific definitions for dipteran
[ dĭp′tər-ən ]
Any of various insects of the order Diptera, characterized by a single pair of membranous wings, a pair of club-shaped balancing organs, and large compound eyes. Dipterans include the flies, mosquitoes, midges, and gnats.
Other words from dipterandipterous adjective
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