butterflier

noun but·ter·fli·er \ ˈbə-tər-ˌflīr , -ˌflī-ər \

Definition of butterflier

plural butterfliers
1 :a person who observes and identifies butterflies in their natural environment
  • Already, like birders, butterfliers are trekking the world in search of ever more exotic species.
  • —Margo HarakasHouston Chronicle24 Apr. 1994
2 :a swimmer who specializes in the butterfly :butterflyer

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First Known Use of butterflier

1881


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