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metalmark

[ met-l-mahrk ]
/ ˈmɛt lˌmɑrk /
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noun
any of the small, mostly tropical butterflies of the family Riodinidae, often having metallic-colored flecks on the wings.
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Origin of metalmark

First recorded in 1905–10; metal + mark1
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