dipteran

[dip-ter-uhn]
adjective
1.
dipterous ( def 1 ).
noun
2.
a dipterous insect.

Origin:
1835–45; Dipter(a) + -an

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dipteran or dipteron (ˈdɪptərən, ˈdɪptəˌrɒn)
 
n
1.  any dipterous insect
 
adj
2.  another word for dipterous
 
dipteron or dipteron
 
n
 
adj

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dipteran dip·ter·an (dĭp'tər-ən) or dip·ter·on (-tə-rŏn')
n.
A dipterous insect.


dip'ter·an adj.
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dipteran   (dĭp'tər-ən)  Pronunciation Key 
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.

dipterous adjective
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Using it in a manner other than that described by the label could result in harm to aquatic dipteran.
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