comma butterfly

noun
variants: or less commonly comma

Definition of comma butterfly

: a common North American anglewing butterfly (Polygonia comma) having a silvery comma-shaped mark on the underside of the hind wings and larvae that feed on elm, nettles, and hop sometimes : any of several other butterflies of the genus Polygonia

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“Comma butterfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comma%20butterfly. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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