/ (ˌlɛpɪˈdɒptərɪst) /

  1. a person who studies or collects moths and butterflies

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How to use lepidopterist in a sentence

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

    Your Daily Brain Candy | Megan McArdle | October 31, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • First, as to the flat and high setting as practised by almost every lepidopterist abroad and by some in our own country.

  • The forest is obviously a happy hunting ground for the lepidopterist and botanist.

    Wanderings in Wessex | Edric Holmes
  • A little later, when I enthusiastically reported it to a professional lepidopterist he brushed it aside.

    Edge of the Jungle | William Beebe
  • "Adele is not a lepidopterist, so I did not serve butterflies," laughed Bee.

    Bee and Butterfly | Lucy Foster Madison