Diptera
Diptera Dip"te*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? with two wings, di- = di`s- twice + ? feather, wing: cf. F. dipt[`e]re.] (Zo["o]l.) An extensive order of insects having only two functional wings and two balancers, as the house fly, mosquito, etc. They have a suctorial proboscis, often including two pairs of sharp organs (mandibles and maxill[ae]) with which they pierce the skin of animals. They undergo a complete metamorphosis, their larv[ae] (called maggots) being usually without feet. [1913 Webster]

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  • Diptĕra — (Zweiflügler), die Insectenordnung mit 2 Flügeln u. statt der Hinterflügel mit Schwingkölbchen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • dipteră — DIPTÉRĂ s.f. v. dipter. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 …   Dicționar Român

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  • Diptera — noun a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies • Syn: ↑order Diptera • Derivationally related forms: ↑dipterous • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • …   Useful english dictionary

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