Definition of meadow brown in English:

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meadow brown

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A common Eurasian butterfly that has brown and orange wings with small eyespots.
  • Maniola jurtina, subfamily Satyrinae, family Nymphalidae
Example sentences
  • A number of butterflies are also present, including marbled white, meadow brown, small heath and small skipper.
  • The wildflower meadows provide shelter for a variety of butterflies, such as common blue, holly blue, orange tip, ringlet and meadow brown.
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