noun Phy·ci·o·des \fiˈsīəˌdēz\

Definition of Phyciodes

  1. :  a large genus of small butterflies (family Nymphalidae) that are usually fulvous with black markings

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Origin and Etymology of phyciodes

New Latin, probably from Greek phykion seaweed, rouge (from phykos seaweed) + New Latin -odes

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to cast off or become cast off

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