Lepidoptera definition

  • proper-noun:
    • A taxonomic order within the superorder Panorpida — the butterflies, moths and skippers.
  • noun-plural:
    • An order of pests, which includes the butterflies and moths. They have wide wings, covered with minute overlapping scales, typically brightly colored.
  • others:
    • An order of hexapod pests, or true Insecta, with suctorial mouth-parts in the form of a spiral antlia, four similar membranous wings totally covered with scales, a fused prothorax, and perfect metamorphosis.
  • noun:
    • moths and butterflies

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