Definition of dipterist in English:


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


  • A person who studies or collects flies.
    More 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.

More definitions of dipterist

Definition of dipterist in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skōSH
a small amount; a little