Definition of Nymphalid

1. Noun. Medium to large butterflies found worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast.




Definition of Nymphalid

1. Noun. Any butterfly of the order ''Nymphalidae '' ¹

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Definition of Nymphalid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nymphalid

nylidrin
nylidrin hydrochloride
nylon
nylon stocking
nylonase
nylons
nym
nymph
nymph of the pavé
nymphae
nymphaea
nymphaeum
nymphales
nymphalid (current term)
nymphalids
nymphean
nymphetic
nymphetry
nymphets
nymphette
nymphettes
nymphic
nymphical
nymphid
nymphine

Literary usage of Nymphalid

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1. Rhopalocera Europæ Descripta Et Delineata: The Butterflies of Europe by Henry Charles Lang (1884)
"nymphalid^E, Swainson, Phil. Mag. Ser. ii. vol. ip 187 (1847) ; West. Gen. Diurn. Lep. p. 143 (1852). CHARACTERS.—Larva generally cylindrical and armed with ..."

2. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"The lateral movement of the pupa, puts this with the nymphalid section. ... present the most perfectly nymphalid form of the group, and iu this particular, ..."

3. The Butterfly Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Butterflies of by William Jacob Holland (1902)
"The nymphalid/E, or " Brush-footed Butterflies." 2. ... The nymphalid^, the "Brush-footed Butterflies." The butterflies of this family may be distinguished ..."

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