any of various butterflies of the genus Kallima, of southern Asia, the East Indies, and Australia, having wings that resemble dead leaves.
CAN YOU ACE THIS QUIZ ABOUT “COMPLIMENT” VS. “COMPLEMENT”?
Take this quiz to see if you really know the difference between “compliment” and “complement"!
Question 1 of 11
“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of leaf butterfly
First recorded in 1880–85
Words nearby leaf butterfly
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020