red admiral


noun

See under admiral (def. 6).

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Origin of red admiral

First recorded in 1830–40

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British Dictionary definitions for red admiral

red admiral

noun

a nymphalid butterfly, Vanessa atalanta, of temperate Europe and Asia, having black wings with red and white markingsSee also white admiral
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