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  • n. The balancer of dipterous insects.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The balancer of dipterous insects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who poises or weighs; a weigher.
  • n. That which poises or balances; specifically, in entomology, the halter or balancer of a dipterous insect or a male coceid. See cut under halter.

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