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Definitions and Synonyms of haltere | Another word for haltere | What is haltere?

Definition 1: either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for haltere in the sense of this definition

(haltere is a kind of ...) a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)

(... is part of haltere) insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing

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