Definition of dipterist in English:


Line breaks: dip¦ter|ist
Pronunciation: /ˈdɪpt(ə)rɪst


  • A person who studies or collects flies.
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    • 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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