Pieridae

noun
arthropod family including cabbage butterflies; sulphur butterflies
Syn: ↑family Pieridae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑order Lepidoptera
Member Meronyms:

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\\pīˈerəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Pieris, type genus + -idae
: a very large and almost cosmopolitan family of butterflies formerly regarded as a subfamily of Papilionidae that comprises the cabbage butterflies, sulphur butterflies, and others having three pairs of well-developed legs in both sexes and being usually of medium size and white or yellow color with dark markings especially on the edges of the wings

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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