dipteron

[ dip-tuh-ron ]
/ ˈdɪp təˌrɒn /

noun, plural dip·ter·a [dip-ter-uh] /ˈdɪp tər ə/.

a dipterous insect.

Nearby words

  1. dipt,
  2. diptera,
  3. dipteral,
  4. dipteran,
  5. dipterocarpaceous,
  6. dipterous,
  7. diptote,
  8. diptych,
  9. dipylidiasis,
  10. dipylidium caninum

Origin of dipteron

1890–95; < Greek, neuter of dípteros; see Diptera

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