cabbage butterfly noun
: any of several largely white butterflies (family Pieridae) whose green larvae are cabbage worms; especially : a small cosmopolitan butterfly (Pieris rapae syn. Artogeia rapae) that is a pest on cabbage —called also cabbage white
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