Related to Tortoise-shell butterfly: comma butterfly
|(Zool.)||any one of several species of handsomely colored butterflies of the genus Aglais, as Aglais Milberti, and Aglais urticæ, both of which, in the larva state, feed upon nettles.|
See also: Tortoise
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.