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hairstreak

noun hair·streak \-ˌstrēk\

Definition of HAIRSTREAK

:  any of a subfamily (Theclinae of the family Lycaenidae) of small butterflies usually having striped markings on the underside of the wings and thin filamentous projections from the hind wings
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First Known Use of HAIRSTREAK

1815

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