nymphalid


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

nymphalid \nymphalid\ n.
   Any butterfly of the family Nymphalidae, consisting of
   medium to large butterflies found worldwide, typically having
   brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional
   forelegs carried folded on the breast.

   Syn: nymphalid butterfly, brush-footed butterfly, four-footed
        butterfly.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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