clouded sulphur

noun

Definition of clouded sulphur

: a medium-sized yellow butterfly (Colias philodice) with black-bordered wings that is common in most of the U.S. and has a larva that feeds on several economic leguminous plants — compare alfalfa caterpillar

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“Clouded sulphur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clouded%20sulphur. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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