banded purple

noun

Definition of banded purple

: a nymphalid butterfly (Limenitis arthemis) of northeastern North America with blue-black wings crossed by a broad white band

called also white admiral

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“Banded purple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banded%20purple. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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