Definition of white admiral in English:

white admiral

Syllabification: white ad·mi·ral


  • A North American butterfly that has black wings bearing a broad white band and a marginal row of blue dashes.
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    • The Butterfly House is under a tent in the summer where the white admiral butterfly reigns as Quebec's official insect.
    • The white admiral feeds on flower nectar, the juice of overripe fruit and the sap of damaged trees.
    • It is likely that over the next few years we may see white admirals returning to some of their old Essex haunts.

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