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cabbage butterfly

noun

Definition of cabbage butterfly

  1. :  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



Illustration of cabbage butterfly

1781

First Known Use of cabbage butterfly

1781


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