anglewing

[ ang-guh l-wing ]
/ ˈæŋ gəlˌwɪŋ /

noun

any of several nymphalid butterflies, especially of the genus Polygonia, having angular notches on the outer edges of the forewings.

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Origin of anglewing

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; angle1 + wing
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