Definition Of dipterous

adjective

having two winglike appendages.

of or relating to flies of the order Diptera.

In The Fly, protagonist Seth Brundle undergoes a dipterous metamorphosis that begins to change his voice.

Example Of dipterous

  • In attempts to reduce the vegetable growers dependence on insecticides for controlling root-feeding dipterous pests a concerted effort has been made to develop alternative control measures.

  • In The Fly, protagonist Seth Brundle undergoes a dipterous metamorphosis that begins to change his voice.

  • The feeding tunnels and oviposition punctures of dipterous miners are unsightly and objectionable in crops destined for market.