fritillary fritillary

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any liliaceous plant of the genus Fritillaria having nodding variously colored flowers
  2. (n) butterfly with brownish wings marked with black and silver

Usage(s):

  • The common orange--black regal fritillary, a shy little fellow, emits a strong, sweet, spicy odor resembling that of sandalwood.

News

  • Conservationists say be on the lookout for tagged butterflies

    Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:00:07 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic Cascadians and other recreationists have been asked by Cowiche Canyon Conservancy staffers to note the location and date of any of the golden-colored Coronis fritillary butterflies, adorned with round, quarter-inch tags, they see at higher elevations in t...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Yakima Herald-Republic

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