Butterfly synonyms

bŭt'ər-flī'

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Any of various large nymphalid butterflies of the genus Morpho of tropical regions of the Americas, noted for the brilliant iridescent blue color of their wings.
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One who reigns over a state or territory, usually for life and by hereditary right, especially:
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Any of various brightly colored nymphalid butterflies of the genera Limenitis and Vanessa, especially V. atalanta, having black wings with red bands.
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An insect in the nonfeeding stage between the larva and adult, during which it typically undergoes complete transformation within a protective cocoon or hardened case. Only insects that undergo complete metamorphosis have pupal stages.
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To play amorously; flirt:
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To behave as a coquette; flirt
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(Archaic) To flirt. Used especially of a man.
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Of, or pertaining to butterflies
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The large shiny brown seed of any of these plants.
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Any of various insects of the order Lepidoptera, characterized by four large, flat, membranous wings covered with small scales. The larvae of lepidopterans are caterpillars. Lepidopterans include butterflies, moths, and skippers.
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(Idiomatic) To talk to (someone) in a friendly, open, or casual manner, sometimes also in a charming or affected manner, usually to curry favor, and sometimes flirtatiously with the intention of establishing a romantic or sexual encounter or relationship with that person.
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To flirt is defined as to behave in a way to be romantically appealing to someone or to dabble with an idea or with participating in something, but not commit.
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(Greek Mythology) A woodland creature depicted as having the pointed ears, legs, and short horns of a goat and a fondness for unrestrained revelry.
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The plant Vigna aconitifolia, moth bean.
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Mash is defined as to crush, grind or smash into a soft thick mixture.
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Any of various noctuid moths (esp. genus Catocala) having brightly colored hind wings that are hidden under drab forewings except during flight
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A man who is the governor of a country, province, or colony, ruling as the representative of a sovereign.
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The goddess of love and beauty.
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A purplish-black European and North American butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) with white spots near the tips of the forewings and bright-orange bands across the forewings and bordering the hind wings
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Any of a family (Hesperiidae) of mostly small, heavy-bodied butterflies, having threadlike antennae usually ending in a hook, and characterized by short, erratic bursts of flight
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To behave as a coquette; flirt
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The definition of a chrysalis is a hard shell spun by a caterpillar, moth or other insect in which a transformation or growth takes place.
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Any freshwater fish of the genus Thymallus or specifically Thymallus thymallus, of the salmon family, having a large dorsal fin.
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A swimming stroke in which the body is prone, the arms are moved in simultaneous circles, and the feet are kicked up and down.
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(Class. Myth., person, proper) The god of music, poetry, prophecy, and medicine, represented as exemplifying manly youth and beauty: later identified with Helios
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(Biology) Change in the form and often habits of an animal during normal development after the embryonic stage. Metamorphosis includes, in insects, the transformation of a maggot into an adult fly and a caterpillar into a butterfly and, in amphibians, the changing of a tadpole into a frog.
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(Person, proper) A feminine name
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To make love to; woo
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The wormlike larva of various insects, esp. of a butterfly or moth
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Christmas Day, the day it is celebrated, 25 December, an English quarter day.
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Any of several swift African perissodactylous mammals (family Equidae) of the same genus (Equus) as the horse and ass, having an erect mane and distinctive patterns of black and white stripes
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A very large organisation.
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(US, colloquial) A kind of growl or screech, after cheering.
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(Uncountable) A plant, principally of Medicago sativa, grown as a pasture crop.
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