from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The balancer of dipterous insects.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The balancer of dipterous insects.


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