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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turned backward