Definition of dipterist in English:

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dipterist

Pronunciation: /ˈdɪpt(ə)rɪst/

noun

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.

Origin

Late 19th century: from Diptera + -ist.

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