Definition of Vanessa

1. Noun. Painted beauty and red admiral.

Exact synonyms: Genus Vanessa
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Nymphalidae, Nymphalidae
Member holonyms: Painted Beauty, Vanessa Virginiensis, Red Admiral, Vanessa Atalanta



Definition of Vanessa

1. n. Any one of numerous species of handsomely colored butterflies belonging to Vanessa and allied genera. Many of these species have the edges of the wings irregularly scalloped.

2. n. Any one of numerous species of handsomely colored butterflies belonging to Vanessa and allied genera. Many of these species have the edges of the wings irregularly scalloped.

Definition of Vanessa

1. Proper noun. (coinages female given name). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vanessa

1. a butterfly [n -S]

Medical Definition of Vanessa

1. Any one of numerous species of handsomely coloured butterflies belonging to Vanessa and allied genera. Many of these species have the edges of the wings irregularly scalloped. Origin: Probably from Swift's poem of Cadenus and Vanessa. See Vanessa, in the Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Vanessa

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vandyke
vandyke beard
vandyked
vandykes
vandyking
vaned
vaneless
vanes
vanessa (current term)
vanessas
vanessian
vanette
vanettes
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vanfuls
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vanga
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vanglo
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vanguard
vanguardism
vanguardisms

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