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

Wiktionary

  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


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