diurna

Diurna

Di*ur"na\, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. diurnus belonging to the day.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of Lepidoptera, including the butterflies; -- so called because they fly only in the daytime.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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