purple wing

noun

Definition of purple wing

: any of several chiefly tropical small to medium-sized butterflies that constitute a genus (Eunica) of the family Nymphalidae and are often dark-colored but with blue or purple iridescence

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“Purple wing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/purple%20wing. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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