argynnis definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of butterflies, of family Nymphalidœ, commonly called fritillaries, the number of types of which have the under region of the wings marked with silvery spots. A. paphia, the silver-washed fritillary, is a typical instance.
    • fritillaries
    • A genus of butterflies, of the family Nymphalidœ, generally called fritillaries, the number of types of which may have the underneath region of the wings marked with silvery spots. A. paphia, the silver-washed fritillary, is a typical instance.
    • fritillaries

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