Definition of white admiral in English:

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white admiral

noun

A butterfly which has dark brown wings bearing a broad white band.
Example sentences
  • 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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