Definition of Adonis blue in English:

Adonis blue

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noun

  • A small Eurasian butterfly, the male of which has vivid sky-blue wings.
    • Lysandra bellargus, family Lycaenidae
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    • So far, our work indicates no dramatic impact of released birds on the Adonis blue butterfly, but we have insufficient data to test for subtle effects.

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