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red-spotted purple Syllabification: red-spot·ted pur·ple

Definition of red-spotted purple in English:

noun

A North American butterfly that is a form of the white admiral, formerly considered a separate species. Its dark blue wings with red-orange bars and spots mimic the unpalatable pipevine swallowtail.

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