checkerspot

[ chek-er-spot ]
/ ˈtʃɛk ərˌspɒt /

noun

any of several butterflies of the genus Melitaea, having black wings with yellowish-brown, checkerlike markings.

Nearby words

  1. checkered,
  2. checkered career,
  3. checkered flag,
  4. checkered lily,
  5. checkers,
  6. checkerwork,
  7. checkhook,
  8. checking account,
  9. checklist,
  10. checkmark

Origin of checkerspot


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