dipteran

adjective
dip·​ter·​an | \ˈdip-tə-rən \

Definition of dipteran 

: of, relating to, or being a fly (see fly entry 4 sense 2a)

Other Words from dipteran

dipteran noun
dipterous \ˈdip-​t(ə-​)rəs \ adjective

First Known Use of dipteran

circa 1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dipteran

ultimately from Greek dipteros two-winged, from di- + pteron wing — more at feather

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The first known use of dipteran was circa 1842

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dipteran

noun
dip·​ter·​an | \ˈdip-tə-rən \

Medical Definition of dipteran 

: any insect of the order Diptera

Other Words from dipteran

dipteran adjective
dipterous \-​rəs \ adjective

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