from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An insect of this genus.
- noun A large and important genus of butterflies, containing the forms commonly known as hair-streaks, typical of the subfamily Theclinæ of the Lycænidæ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Any one of many species of small delicately colored butterflies belonging to Thecla and allied genera; -- called also
hairstreak, and elfin.
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