alfalfa butterfly


noun

a sulfur butterfly, Colias eurytheme, having orange wings edged with black, the larvae of which feed on alfalfa and other legumes.

Nearby words

  1. alexius i comnenus,
  2. aleyard,
  3. alf,
  4. alfa,
  5. alfalfa,
  6. alfalfa weevil,
  7. alfarabius,
  8. alfaro,
  9. alfaro, flavio eloy,
  10. alfheim

Also called orange sulfur.

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