heliconian

Heliconian

Hel`i*co"ni*an\, a. [L. Heliconius.]

1. Of or pertaining to Helicon. "Heliconian honey." --Tennyson.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Like or pertaining to the butterflies of the genus Heliconius.
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