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Noun: nymphalid butterfly
  1. Medium to large butterflies found worldwide typically having brightly coloured wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast
    - nymphalid, brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly

Derived forms: nymphalid butterflies

Type of: butterfly

Part of: family Nymphalidae, Nymphalidae

Encyclopedia: Nymphalid butterfly