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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. The typical butterflies.

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Examples

  • In the pre-eminent type of this order of insects, the butterflies, (papilionides,) our associations little prepare us for expecting any trace of the evil principle; but here, too, there is a sub-typical division.

    Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation

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