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Butterfly

But´ter`fly`
n.1.(Zool.) A general name for the numerous species of diurnal Lepidoptera.
Asclepias butterfly
See under Asclepias.
Butterfly fish
(Zool.) the ocellated blenny (Blennius ocellaris) of Europe. See Blenny. The term is also applied to the flying gurnard.
Butterfly shell
(Zool.) a shell of the genus Voluta.
Butterfly valve
(Mech.) a kind of double clack valve, consisting of two semicircular clappers or wings hinged to a cross rib in the pump bucket. When open it somewhat resembles a butterfly in shape.
Noun1.Butterflybutterfly - diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
2.Butterflybutterfly - a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down
Verb1.butterfly - flutter like a butterfly
2.butterfly - cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking; "butterflied shrimp"
3.butterfly - talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"
dart, fleet, flit, flutter
Browse
Butterball
butterbean
Butterbird
Butterbump
Butterbur
Butterbur coltsfoot
buttercrunch
Buttercup
buttercup family
buttercup squash
butterfat
Butterfield
butterfingered
butterfingers
Butterfish
butterflower
-- Butterfly --
butterfly bush
butterfly collector
Butterfly Common LISP
butterfly effect
butterfly fish
butterfly flower
Butterfly lily
butterfly nut
butterfly orchid
butterfly orchis
butterfly pea
butterfly plant
butterfly ray
Butterfly Scheme
Butterfly shell
butterfly stroke
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