papilionid

adjective
pa·​pil·​i·​o·​nid | \ pəˈpilēənə̇d, -lyə-, -ˌnid \

Definition of papilionid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Papilionidae

papilionid

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of papilionid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a butterfly of the family Papilionidae : swallowtail

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History and Etymology for papilionid

Adjective

New Latin Papilionidae

Noun

New Latin Papilionidae

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“Papilionid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/papilionid. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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