danaid

Definitions of danaid
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n large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste

Synonyms:
danaid butterfly
Types:
Danaus plexippus, milkweed butterfly, monarch, monarch butterfly
large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
Type of:
butterfly
diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings

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