Dictionary.com

anglewing

[ ang-guhl-wing ]
/ ˈæŋ gəlˌwɪŋ /
Save This Word!

noun
any of several nymphalid butterflies, especially of the genus Polygonia, having angular notches on the outer edges of the forewings.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of anglewing

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; angle1 + wing
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK