white admiral


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Related to white admiral: Eurasian White Admiral, Western White Admiral

white admiral

n
(Animals) a nymphalid butterfly, Limenitis camilla, of Eurasia, having brown wings with white markings. See also red admiral
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Noun1.white admiral - North American butterfly with blue-black wings crossed by a broad white bandwhite admiral - North American butterfly with blue-black wings crossed by a broad white band
brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly - medium to large butterflies found worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast
genus Limenitis, Limenitis - mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars
2.white admiral - Eurasian butterfly with brown wings and white markings
brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly - medium to large butterflies found worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast
genus Limenitis, Limenitis - mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars
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Matthew Oates, wildlife adviser and butterfly expert at the National Trust said: "It has been a fantastic start to 2011 for Britain's butterflies with a White Admiral appearing at Bookham Common in Surrey at its earliest since 1893, the White-letter Hairstreak appearing more than two weeks early at Rodborough Common in Gloucestershire and Marbled Whites and Meadow Browns a week to ten days early at Denbies in Surrey and Exmoor.
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