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monarch butterfly

a large, deep-orange butterfly, Danaus plexippus, having black and white markings, the larvae of which feed on the leaves of milkweed.
Also called monarch.
Origin of monarch butterfly
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The beautiful monarch butterfly lives it's entire life on the common milkweed plant.
  • Refuge staff presented programs on bird adaptation for migration and monarch butterfly biology and migration.
  • monarch butterfly larva on a preferred food plant, common milkweed.

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