Definition of Small white

1. Noun. Small widely distributed form.

Exact synonyms: Pieris Rapae
Generic synonyms: Cabbage Butterfly
Group relationships: Genus Pieris, Pieris

Definition of Small white

1. Noun. A small, white butterfly ''Pieris rapae'', of the family Pieridae. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Small White

small slam
small stores
small stuff
small talk
small time
small tortoiseshell
small tortoiseshells
small town
small towns
small trochanter
small ubiquitin-related modifier
small ubiquitin-related modifiers
small uterus
small vein
small voice
small white (current term)
small white aster
small whites
small wonder
smaller muscle of helix
smaller pectoral muscle
smaller posterior rectus muscle of head

Literary usage of Small white

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1. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1917)
"Palpi short, about one-fifth as long as the proboscis, slender; vestiture black, a small white spot in the middle within, tip broadly white. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Petiole grayish red, sparsely and finely streaked ; blade a most beautiful green, with a crimson spot at the middle, and with many small white spots between ..."

3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1905)
"In general the male differs little from the female ; palpi slender, longer than the proboscis, brown, a small white spot at the base of ultimate, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"The small white objects in the foreground are the shells. In the distance are some low fore dunes just beyond which is Lake Michigan. ..."

5. Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction, at the First Session by William Pitt Fessenden, Thaddeus Stevens, United States Congress (1866)
"That will be raised principally by small white planters on small places, from five to twenty bales each. I think next year things will become more settled, ..."

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