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four-footed butterfly

brush-footed butterfly

[bruhsh-foo t-id] /ˈbrʌʃˌfʊt ɪd/
noun
1.
any of several butterflies of the family Nymphalidae, including the fritillaries, mourning cloaks, anglewings, and commas, characterized by reduced, nonfunctional forelegs.
Also called four-footed butterfly.
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