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nymphalid

[nim-fuh-lid] /ˈnɪm fə lɪd/
noun
1.
a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae, comprising the brush-footed butterflies.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the family Nymphalidae.
Origin of nymphalid
1890-1895
1890-95; < New Latin Nymphalidae name of family, equivalent to Nymphāl(is) name of genus (Latin nymph(a) nymph + -ālis -al1) + -idae -id2
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nymphalid

/ˈnɪmfəlɪd/
noun
1.
any butterfly of the family Nymphalidae, typically having brightly coloured wings: includes the fritillaries, tortoiseshells, red admirals, and peacock
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Nymphalidae
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Nymphālis genus name, from Latin; see nymph
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