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angle wings

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Definition of angle wings in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
A North American butterfly that is related to and resembles the comma.
  • Genus Polygonia, subfamily Nymphalinae, family Nymphalidae: several species
Example sentences
  • The angle wings flip about like animated question-marks, and fulvous fritillaries soar sedately, now and then lighting to feed and fold their wings that you may see the big silver spots of the under parts.

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