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English noun: brush-footed butterfly

1. brush-footed butterfly (animal) medium to large butterflies found worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast


Synonymsfour-footed butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly


Broader (hypernym)butterfly


Narrower (hyponym)admiral, anglewing, banded purple, Camberwell beauty, comma, comma butterfly, emperor, emperor butterfly, fritillary, Inachis io, Limenitis archippus, Limenitis arthemis, Limenitis astyanax, Limenitis camilla, mourning cloak, mourning cloak butterfly, Nymphalis antiopa, painted beauty, peacock, peacock butterfly, Polygonia comma, red admiral, red-spotted purple, tortoiseshell, tortoiseshell butterfly, Vanessa atalanta, Vanessa virginiensis, viceroy, white admiral, white admiral


Member meronymfamily Nymphalidae, Nymphalidae









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