Definition of dipterist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdiptərəst/


A person who studies or collects flies.
Example sentences
  • It is a lifetime award and can only be held by a single dipterist at a time.
  • It's with great sadness to hear that an important dipterist left us.
  • Also a note on the relative productivity of dipterists is also included.


Late 19th century: from Diptera + -ist.

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Syllabification: dip·ter·ist

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