(?), a. 1. Resembling the butterfly.
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2. (Bot.) (a) Having a winged corolla somewhat resembling a butterfly, as in the blossoms of the bean and pea. (b) Belonging to that suborder of leguminous plants (Papilionace) which includes the bean, pea, vetch, clover, and locust.
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(?), n. pl. [NL. See Papilio.] (Zol.) The division of Lepidoptera which includes the butterflies.
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(?), n. pl. [NL.] (Zol.) The typical butterflies.
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