pierid definition

  • noun:
    • Any butterfly of Pieris and related genera.
    • Any butterfly associated with the genus Pieris and associated genera. See Cabbage butterfly, under cabbage.
    • A member associated with lepidopterous family Pieridæ.
    • any one of numerous pale-colored butterflies having three sets of well-developed feet
  • others:
    • Getting The characters of or from the household Pieridæ.

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