owl butterfly

noun

: a large South American butterfly of the genus Caligo
especially : a butterfly (C. eurylochus) that has a large ocellated spot like an owl's eye on each hind wing

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“Owl butterfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/owl%20butterfly. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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