Definition of Adonis blue in English:

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Adonis blue

noun

A small Eurasian butterfly, the male of which has vivid sky-blue wings.
  • Lysandra bellargus, family Lycaenidae
Example sentences
  • So far, our work indicates no dramatic impact of released birds on the Adonis blue butterfly, but we have insufficient data to test for subtle effects.

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Syllabification: A·don·is blue

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