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(Animals) a nymphalid butterfly, Vanessa atalanta, of temperate Europe and Asia, having black wings with red and white markings. See also white admiral
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|Noun||1.||red admiral - of temperate Europe and Asia; having black wings with red 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
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