Definition of metalmark in English:

metalmark

Syllabification: met·al·mark
Pronunciation: /ˈmedlˌmärk
 
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noun

A butterfly with brilliant metallic markings on the wings, found chiefly in tropical America.
  • Family Riodinidae: several genera
More example sentences
  • And so, in 2001, I actually got to see my first living swamp metalmarks at Dundee Fen in Wisconsin.
  • In experiments pitting the two in a Plexiglas arena, the metalmark faced down its nemesis time after time.
  • Unlike the many butterfly species that have several generations a year, Lange's metalmark has only one.

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