Vanessa


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vanessa

(vəˈnɛsə)
n
(Animals) any butterfly belonging to the Vanessa genus
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Noun1.vanessa - painted beauty and red admiralVanessa - painted beauty and red admiral  
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Nymphalidae, Nymphalidae - large beautifully colored butterflies
painted beauty, Vanessa virginiensis - American butterfly having dark brown wings with white and golden orange spots
red admiral, Vanessa atalanta - of temperate Europe and Asia; having black wings with red and white markings
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VANESSA BELL BUT, LOOKING FOR A PHRASE, I FOUND NONE TO STAND BESIDE YOUR NAME
In London he had become acquainted with a certain Hester Vanhomrigh, the 'Vanessa' of his longest poem, 'Cadenus and Vanessa'
'Vanessa' then died, probably of a broken heart, and 'Stella' a few years later.
The great bands of the Colias seem at first to afford an instance like those on record of the migrations of another butterfly, Vanessa cardui; [5] but the presence of other insects makes the case distinct, and even less intelligible.
The Assumption Fest Committee has announced the Grand Marshals for 2019 Mike and Vanessa Corzine.
The victims were identified as Zaman's daughter Vanessa, 18, and his niece Leona Samlall, 18.
Vanessa Donohue was put on life support after falling seriously ill on June 9 in Salou, Spain.
Vanessa Mdee was one of those who were summoned and was jailed for seven straight days, something that really affected her as well as her family and close friends.
ISLAMABAD -- The first British woman, Vanessa O'Brian, who conquered K-2 on July 28, 2017, brought the Pakistani flag that was raised on K-2 summit to the Pakistan High Commission, London on Tuesday.