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Definition of plain tiger in English:


A migratory African butterfly related to the monarch, with orange, white, and black wing markings.
  • Danaus chrysippus, subfamily Danainae, family Nymphalidae
Example sentences
  • There are three different forms of the Plain Tiger, of which the commonest is shown here.

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