Nymphalidae

Nymphalidae
noun
large beautifully colored butterflies
Syn: ↑family Nymphalidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑order Lepidoptera
Member Meronyms:

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\\nimˈfaləˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Nymphalis, type genus + -idae
: a widely distributed family of butterflies mostly of medium or large size and distinguished by having the forelegs much reduced in size in both sexes so that they are useless in walking and are carried folded on the breast, usually absent tarsal claws, larvae that are usually spiny or provided with fleshy processes, and pupae that are usually of angular outline and hang suspended by the tip of the tail — see four-footed butterfly

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