cabbage butterfly

noun

Definition of cabbage butterfly

:any of several largely white butterflies (family Pieridae) whose green larvae are cabbage worms; especially :a small cosmopolitan butterfly (Pieris rapae synonym Artogeia rapae) that is a pest on cabbage called also cabbage white

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1781


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