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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 butterfly has been "struggling for the last 40 years", according to the charity, but common blue populations increased by 104% in the summer of 2018 compared with the previous year thanks to warm weather.
Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation, which runs theBig Butterfly Count,said unusually high numbers have been reported across Europe.
Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation, which runs the Big Butterfly Count, said unusually high numbers have been reported across Europe over the spring and early summer with large numbers now spotted crossing to the UK.
In addition to Butterfly House, PHA has set up a mini 'Fruit Garden' where five types of fruit trees:- black plum (Kala Jamun), mango, grapefruit, orange, mulberry (Shehtoot) and berry:- have been planted.
On some nights, Ces Drilon, after doing 'TV Patrol,' or Janice de Belen and Gretchen Barretto, after their tapings, would go to Butterfly and spend time like long-lost friends.
'Researchers have found 58 types of butterflies in Lahore, Murree and Rawalakot,' Nazneen Hussain, the caretaker of the butterfly house told The Express Tribune.
For decades butterfly populations in California have been declining; in 2018, numbers reached an all-time low.
Golden birdwing butterfly (Troides rhadamantus) species listed under CITES Appendix II, or threatened species.
Butterfly farms abound today and are profitable businesses in such diverse places as Costa Rica and Papua, New Guinea.
The group (https://butterfly-conservation.org/48-18555/butterfly-breeds-for-first-time-in-130-years.html) Butterfly Conservation reported the discovery Feb.
Every farmer goes to the butterfly house centre at Gede with different pupae for counting, sorting, and packaging to be exported to Europe and USA, where they are later released to butterfly houses and greenhouses for display.
LAHORE -- A beautiful Butterfly House has been set up at Jallo Park here in which a large faction of captivating butterflies have been kept for the public.