noun Pyr·gus \ˈpərgəs\

Definition of Pyrgus

  1. :  a widely distributed genus of skipper butterflies usually having the wings largely checkered

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Origin and Etymology of pyrgus

New Latin, from Late Latin, tower, from Greek pyrgos, perhaps of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German burg fortified place — more at borough

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a brief usually trivial fact

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