butterfly ballot

noun

US a ballot paper in the form of two leaves extending from a central spine

Nearby words

  1. butterfingers,
  2. butterfish,
  3. butterflies,
  4. butterflies in one's stomach,
  5. butterfly,
  6. butterfly bomb,
  7. butterfly bush,
  8. butterfly chair,
  9. butterfly closure,
  10. butterfly collar

Word Origin for butterfly ballot

C20: from its resemblance to a butterfly's wings

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