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  • n. One of the Lepidoptera.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the Lepidoptera.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lepidopterous insect. Also lepidopteran.


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  • In one of my old attempts at SF, I used the term 'lepidopter' for that kind of vehicle.

    Utopiales Poster, Part 2

  • Rather than "butterfly ornithopter," I think a simpler and more accurate term for this vehicle would be "lepidopter."

    Utopiales Poster, Part 2

  • So how does lepidopter lag compare to ordinary jet lag?

    Voyage to Utopiales

  • The lepidopter reminds me of some of the strutters you've designed before...perhaps some Dinotopians found a way back to France?

    Line Drawing

  • Thank you for taking us along for a ride in your process of painting a lepidopter!

    Utopiales Poster, Part 7: The Painting

  • As it was, I have profited by the malevolent curiosity which induces that amiable lepidopter to insinuate himself into all studios.

    The Deputy of Arcis

  • the shooting process of the second one is very interesting! it make the lepidopter bigger than in the other shots. it's a quite mystical lighting, love it!

    Utopiales Poster, Part 3: Lighting


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