Definitions for haltere

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. halter, haltere, balancer(noun)

    either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight


  1. haltere(Noun)

    A small knobbed structure in some two-winged insects, one of a pair that are flapped rapidly and function as accelerometers to maintain stability in flight.

Anagrams of haltere

  1. leather, lethera, Tar Heel

  2. Leather

  3. Lethera

  4. Tar Heel

Translations for haltere

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a heavy object, especially one for lifting as a sport

He lifts weights to develop his muscles.

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