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Related to milkweed butterfly: monarch butterfly, thistle butterfly
Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the subfamily Danainae, especially the monarch butterfly, that are poisonous because their larvae feed on milkweeds or related plants containing toxins.
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|Noun||1.||milkweed butterfly - large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed|
danaid, danaid butterfly - large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste