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but·ter·fly

(bŭt'er-flī),
1. Any structure or apparatus shaped like a butterfly with outstretched wings.
2. A scaling erythematous lesion on each cheek, joined by a narrow band across the nose; seen in lupus erythematosus and seborrheic dermatitis. Synonym(s): butterfly eruption, butterfly patch, butterfly rash

butterfly

(bŭt′ər-flī′)
n.
Any of numerous insects of the order Lepidoptera, having four broad, usually colorful wings, and generally distinguished from the moths by having a slender body and knobbed antennae and being active during the day.
tr.v. butter·flied, butter·flying, butter·flies
To cut and spread open and flat, as shrimp.

but·ter·fly

(bŭt'ĕr-flī)
1. Any structure or apparatus resembling in shape a butterfly with outstretched wings.
2. A scaling erythematous lesion on each cheek, joined by a narrow band across the nose; seen in lupus erythematosus and seborrheic dermatitis.

butterfly

a diurnal insect of the order LEPIDOPTERA, which possesses clubbed antennae.
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The European butterfly is not listed as being under threat at the (http://www.
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Description: It is commonly known is lemon butterfly, citrus butterfly or citrus swallowtail, though it does not have tail like other swallowtail butterflies, its larvae attack on citrus gardens and is considered as invasive pest.
The results were even lower than the cold washout summer of 2012 which proved a disaster for butterflies, despite 2016 being warmer than average and relatively dry, wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation said.
To address this research gap, Mr Anuj collaborated with Assistant Professor Krushnamegh Kunte from the National Center for Biological Sciences in India, and butterfly experts from the Nature Society (Singapore) to look deeper into the flower-feeding patterns of tropical butterflies.
Butterfly is proud to have the 2016 Butterfly Badger Open as a stop on the 2016 Butterfly North America Tour.
The butterfly, for example, was the subject of high-level international diplomacy in Ottawa last week at the so-called "three amigos summit" of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
My Butterfly Collection: On The Wings Of The Butterfly" is an inherently engaging, thoughtful, and even inspiring compendium of commentary and images in celebration of the butterfly.
One butterfly species managed to defy the parasitic wasp which lays eggs in its caterpillars, to see numbers bounce back after a series of declines.
But inside here in the world's largest covered butterfly garden, it's a cool 24 degrees.