dipterous: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (dip'tur-us), [key]
- belonging or pertaining to the order Diptera, comprising the houseflies, mosquitoes, and gnats, characterized by a single, anterior pair of membranous wings with the posterior pair reduced to small, knobbed structures.
- having two winglike appendages, as seeds or stems.
- dipterous (Thesaurus)