lepidopterist

/ (ˌlɛpɪˈdɒptərɪst) /

noun

a person who studies or collects moths and butterflies

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Example sentences from the Web for lepidopterist

  • Washington DC's mysterious tunnel builder:  lepidopterist, bigamist, recreational tunnel builder.

    Your Daily Brain Candy|Megan McArdle|October 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
  • The forest is obviously a happy hunting ground for the lepidopterist and botanist.

  • First, as to the flat and high setting as practised by almost every lepidopterist abroad and by some in our own country.

  • "Adele is not a Lepidopterist, so I did not serve butterflies," laughed Bee.

    Bee and Butterfly|Lucy Foster Madison