danaid butterfly


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Noun1.danaid butterfly - large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste
butterfly - diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
Danaidae, family Danaidae - small family of usually tropical butterflies: monarch butterflies
Danaus plexippus, milkweed butterfly, monarch butterfly, monarch - large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed