Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of butterflies, of the family Nymphalidœ, commonly called fritillaries, the several species of which have the under side of the wings marked with silvery spots. A. paphia, the silver-washed fritillary, is a typical example.

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  • noun fritillaries

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Examples

  • The edge of the swale was filled with milkweed, and other plants beloved of them, and the air was golden with the flashing satin wings of the monarch, viceroy, and argynnis.

    Freckles

  • The edge of the swale was filled with milkweed, and other plants beloved of them, and the air was golden with the flashing satin wings of the monarch, viceroy, and argynnis.

    Freckles

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