white admiral


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white admiral

n
(Animals) a nymphalid butterfly, Limenitis camilla, of Eurasia, having brown wings with white markings. See also red admiral
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.white admiral - North American butterfly with blue-black wings crossed by a broad white bandwhite admiral - North American butterfly with blue-black wings crossed by a broad white band
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
genus Limenitis, Limenitis - mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars
2.white admiral - Eurasian butterfly with brown wings 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
genus Limenitis, Limenitis - mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars
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Starting at The Old Fort, this is one of the richest areas for butterflies in Britain, with more than 40 species occurring annually, including silver-spotted skipper, chalkhill, Adonis and small blues, dark-green and silver-washed fritillaries and white admiral and purple emperor.
Three housing estate pubs - 60-year-old Punch Bowl in Worcester, the Palomino in Newmarket, Suffolk, built in 1963, and White Admiral House in Harlow, Essex, from 1952 - have been earmarked for Grade II listed status by Camra.
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Matthew Oates, wildlife adviser and butterfly expert at the National Trust said: "It has been a fantastic start to 2011 for Britain's butterflies with a White Admiral appearing at Bookham Common in Surrey at its earliest since 1893, the White-letter Hairstreak appearing more than two weeks early at Rodborough Common in Gloucestershire and Marbled Whites and Meadow Browns a week to ten days early at Denbies in Surrey and Exmoor.
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