Definition of butterfly net in English:

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butterfly net

noun

A fine-meshed bag supported on a frame at the end of a handle, used for catching butterflies.
Example sentences
  • At times, catching bubbles with a butterfly net might seem to provide a more worthwhile preoccupation.
  • We could use those or simply use hand nets, like a butterfly net, to catch our bats.
  • We don't know if we need an elephant gun or a butterfly net to deal with them.

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