See also insects.Lepidoptera an order of insects comprising the butterflies, moths, and skippers, that as adults have four membranous wings more or less covered with scales. —lepidopterous, lepidopteral, adj. lepidopterology a branch of zoology that studies butterflies and moths. —lepidopterist, n.
A little girl experiences butterflies before her performance.
- Nectar feeding insects called Monarchs are an example of butterflies.
- The nervous feeling that a child gets before her first dance recital is an example of butterflies.
The definition of butterflies are nectar-feeding, flying insects with wings, or the term butterflies also refers to a feeling of nerves, which might cause a fluttering in your stomach.
- plural form of butterfly
- We chase butterflies, and sometimes catch one.
- There are thousands of varieties of butterflies and other insects.
- But there are also a number of tropical species, notably among butterflies and beetles.
- Butterflies and moths are remarkable for their number, size, variety and beauty.
- On the Amazons and in other parts of South America there are butterflies of the group Ithomiinae which are distasteful and have all the characters of specially protected species, being conspicuously coloured, slow of flight, careless of exposure and abundant in individuals.