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dipteran


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dipteran  \Dip"ter*an\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  insect  of  the  order  Diptera. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dipteran 
  n  :  insects  having  usually  a  single  pair  of  functional  wings 
  (anterior  pair)  with  the  posterior  pair  reduced  to  small 
  knobbed  structures  and  mouth  parts  adapted  for  sucking  or 
  lapping  or  piercing  [syn:  {dipterous  insect},  {two-winged 
  insects},  {dipteron}] 




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