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sulphur butterfly

noun

Definition of SULPHUR BUTTERFLY

:  any of numerous butterflies (especially Colias and related genera of the family Pieridae) having the wings usually yellow or orange with a black border —called also sulphur
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First Known Use of SULPHUR BUTTERFLY

1879

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