sulphur butterfly


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sul′phur but`terfly


n.
any of various yellow or orange butterflies of the family Pieridae.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sulphur butterfly - any of numerous yellow or orange butterfliessulphur butterfly - any of numerous yellow or orange butterflies
butterfly - diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
family Pieridae, Pieridae - arthropod family including cabbage butterflies; sulphur butterflies
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Last month I saw one Sulphur butterfly, one Swallowtail and one Red Admiral in my garden.