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dipteron

[dip-tuh-ron] /ˈdɪp təˌrɒn/
noun, plural diptera
[dip-ter-uh] /ˈdɪp tər ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a dipterous insect.
Origin of dipteron
1890-1895
1890-95; < Greek, neuter of dípteros; see Diptera
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