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lepidopterist Line breaks: lepi|dop¦ter|ist
Pronunciation: /ˌlɛpɪˈdɒptərɪst/

Definition of lepidopterist in English:


A person who studies or collects butterflies and moths.
Example sentences
  • Some lepidopterists believe that the Xerces Blue was the same species as Silvery Blue.
  • A rare comma butterfly was spotted in the garden in Grassington of lepidopterist James Birdsall.
  • It could be likened to the specialised needs of a lepidopterist researching the markings of a species of butterflies to be found only in Borneo.
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