One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or designating the more primitive groups of dipteran flies (formerly constituting the suborder Orthorrhapha), which are characterized by the emergence of the adult from the pupa through a longitudinal or T-shaped split.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From scientific Latin Orthorhapha (later Orthorrhapha), former suborder name + -ous.
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