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any white or chiefly white butterfly of the family Pieridae, as Pieris rapae, the larvae of which feed on the leaves of cabbages and related plants.
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|Noun||1.||cabbage butterfly - white butterfly whose larvae (cabbageworms) feed on cabbage|
pierid, pierid butterfly - any of numerous pale-colored butterflies having three pairs of well-developed legs
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