Definición de painted lady en inglés:

painted lady

Silabificación: paint·ed la·dy

sustantivo

1A migratory butterfly with predominantly orange-brown wings and darker markings.
  • Genus Cynthia, subfamily Nymphalinae, family Nymphalidae: the widely distributed C. cardui, with black and white markings, and the American painted lady (C. virginiensis), with markings resembling eyes on the undersides of the wings
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • All the way we were accompanied by electric blue and emerald green damsel flies and along the banks we spotted red admirals, painted ladies, peacocks, and mere common butterflies.
  • Alfalfa butterflies, painted ladies, woolly bears and various other species have been abundant all summer.
  • She was lying in the dust beneath a white buddleia, staring straight ahead, sniffing at red admirals and painted ladies as they fluttered past.
2 (also Painted Lady) A Victorian house, the exterior of which is painted in three or more colors, effectively highlighting the architecture.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Gladiolus carneus or "Painted lady" grows to 1m tall.
  • While long-tubed painted lady has been long in cultivation, it is still rare.

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