Polygonia

Polygonia
noun
comma butterflies
Syn: ↑genus Polygonia
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Nymphalidae, ↑family Nymphalidae
Member Meronyms: ↑comma, ↑comma butterfly, ↑Polygonia comma

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\\ˌpälēˈgōnēə, -lə̇ˈg-\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from poly- + Greek gōnia angle
1. capitalized : a genus of anglewing butterflies including many American insects (as the comma butterfly) and having wings that are mostly tawny brown or orange above with dark spots and border and mottled on the underside with grays and browns imitative of bark or dead leaves
2. -s : a butterfly of the genus Polygonia

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