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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halteres  \Hal*te"res\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  weights  used  in 
  jumping,  fr  ?  to  leap.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Balancers;  the  rudimentary  hind  wings  of  Diptera. 




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